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School of Arts and Sciences

CANCELED: [STS Lunch Seminar] The Information Arms Race

Friday, March 27, 2020 - 12:00pm

Due to the COVID-19 situation, this event is canceled. For more details, please visit

Mar 27, 2020, 12 – 1:15pm EDT

Daniel Dennett
Tufts Philosophy + Center for Cognitive Science

Electronic information systems (the internet and all its attachments) have rendered the epistemological environment in which we live transparent. We can see more than ever before but we can also be seen more. People and institutions will evolve their practices to thrive in this new world—or they won’t. How should we think about these new opportunities and threats?

Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
City: Medford, MA 02155
BuildingBarnum Hall
Campus: Medford/Somerville Campus
Location Details: Rabb Room (Barnum 100)
Event Type: Academics, Lectures & Seminars
Event sponsor (school, institute, center, etc.): School of Arts and Sciences, School of Engineering, Tisch College of Civic Life
Event Sponsor: Science, Technology, and Society Program (STS); Data Intensive Studies Center; the Jonathan M. Tisch College of Civic Life; and the Department of Computer Science
Open to Public: Yes