Disinformation Technology: How Online Propaganda Campaigns Are Influencing Us

Disinformation Technology: How Online Propaganda Campaigns Are Influencing Us

Renée DiResta

About This Talk

April 10, 02018
Clandestine influence campaigns are rampant on social media. Whether pushing Russian agitprop or lies about vaccines, they can impact policy and make us question what is true. A technologist, Wall Street veteran, and citizen advisor to Congress, DiResta will tell us how bad it is and some things we can do.

Renée DiResta is a co-founder of Haven, a trade technology platform. Previously she was a Principal at O'Reilly AlphaTech Ventures where she invested in early technology startups and prior to that spent seven years on Wall Street as an equity derivatives trader and market maker for Jane Street Capital. She is the author of The Hardware Startup: Building your Product, Business, and Brand (O’Reilly Media) and her writing has appeared in or been covered by Fast Company, Business Insider, TechCrunch, Wired, Forbes, and many other prominent media outlets.

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