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What can we learn from the Facebook data scandal?

Brit Ross WinthereikBusiness IT DepartmentDigital Design Departmentsocial mediaprivacyAske KammerIrina Shklovski

May 7, 2018

The Cambridge Analytica scandal where data from 87 million Facebook users was abused has raised concerns and debate about the implications of sharing personal data with global tech companies. Here, three ITU researchers reflect on what we can learn from the scandal.

Brit Ross Winthereik

New ITU professor: "We should be careful not to get dumber as technology gets smarter"

Brit Ross WinthereikBusiness IT DepartmentResearchdigitizatione-governmentbig data

January 10, 2018

Brit Ross Winthereik has been appointed Professor of Science & Technology Studies at the IT University of Copenhagen from January 1, 2018. In her research, she investigates how we build and use IT infrastructures – and she warns against letting the technologies and platforms we have already built limit our imaginations.