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[liberationtech] Fwd: Human Rights, Technology, and New Media Conference, May 4-5

Scott Klemmer srk at
Thu Mar 26 23:07:47 PDT 2009

Begin forwarded message:

> From: Ken Goldberg <goldberg at>
> Date: March 26, 2009 10:48:59 PM PDT
> To: BCNM - Announce <goldberg at>
> Cc: Ken Goldberg <goldberg at>
> Subject: Human Rights, Technology, and New Media Conference, May 4-5
> Conference Announcement:
> The Soul of the New Machine: Human Rights, Technology, and New Media
> May 4 and 5, 2009
> UC Berkeley
> This special conference will bring together human rights researchers  
> and advocates with software developers and programmers to highlight  
> success stories and spark new innovations. Topics will include  
> satellite and GPS technology, forensics, gaming, video and  
> animation, Internet security, social networking and corporate  
> responsibility.  Speakers include Trevor Paglen and James  
> Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds and writer for The New  
> Yorker.
> The conference will include a competition for new ideas using mobile  
> applications for human rights investigations and advocacy. It will  
> also offer opportunities for international participation and  
> dialogue via live webcasting and online response. Conference  
> details, schedule, and registration are available at:
> (organized by the Human Rights Center, BCNM is a co-sponsor).

Scott Klemmer
Assistant Professor, Computer Science
Gates Computer Science 3B, Room 384
Stanford CA 94305-9035

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