Internet & democracy – the case of Covid Infodemics – BigStage 2020

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BigStage 2020 overview

Session teaser

The Internet has so far developed out of any democratic control, thus producing waves of media populism. The recent pandemic, and the subsequent health infodemic, revealed the need for web regulation, at least in the health sector.


Presenter/Key participants:

  • Mauro Barberis, chair of Legal Philosophy, University of Trieste
    Current research focus on alternatives to Constitutional state, such as neoliberal markets, populist democracies, and security state
  • Emanuele Trucco, PhD, FRSA, FIAPR, Chair of Computational Vision, University of Dundee
    Current research focus on precision medicine from the artificial intelligence perspective, including big data, deep learning, data governance and explainable AI