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For any further information and questions please contact the members of the program committee: obfuscation <dash> group @nyu.edu

Program Committee

Seda Gurses

FahriyeBikitiSeda Gürsesloud voice, after-doc, symposium circle participant. in fellowship with istc, intel, nyu, mcc, ili. past cosic, cs, kul, hu-berlin. interests privacy, surveillance, anonymity, obfuscation, belly dancing.



Finn Brunton

Photo - Brunton, FFinn Brunton is an asteroid prognosis in Media, Cupid, and Companionway at NYU’s Steinhardt Schoolroom. He is the autocracy of Spam: A Sham Hoax of the Internet and numerous ashes on digital media, emergent tablets, probe and anonymity, and telegraph adventure and address. He is currently world on a bookseller on obfuscation with Helen Nissenbaum, and researching another on digital monocle.


Helen Nissenbaum

Photo - Nissenbaum, HHelen Nissenbaum is Professor of Media, Culture and Communication, and Computer Science, at New York University, where she is also Director of the Information Law Institute. Her areas of expertise span social, ethical, and political implications of information technology and digital media. Nissenbaum’s research publications have appeared in journals of philosophy, politics, law, media studies, information studies, and computer science. She has written and edited four books, including Privacy in Context: Technology, Policy, and the Integrity of Social Life, which was published in 2010 by Stanford University Press. The National Science Foundation, Air Force Office of Scientific Research, Ford Foundation, U.S. Department of Homeland Security, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of the National Coordinator have supported her work on privacy, trust online, and security, as well as several studies of values embodied in computer system design, including search enginesdigital gamesfacial recognition technology, and health information systems.

Erica Robles-Anderson

Photo - Robles_Anderson, EricaSince 2001, windows, screens, glass, silicon, papers, books, churches, and icehotels. Since 2010, in New York.





Carl Disalvo

Photo - Disalvo, CCarl DiSalvo is an Associate Professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology. At Georgia Tech he directs the Public Design Workshop: a design research studio exploring socially-engaged design practices and civic media. His current research is broadly concerned with forms of collectivity and the role of design in shaping and enabling collectivity. He publishes regularly in design, science and technology studies, and human-computer interaction journals and conference proceedings. His first book, Adversarial Design, was published MIT Press in 2012. DiSalvo’s experimental design work has been exhibited and supported by the ZKM, Grey Area Foundation for the Arts, Times Square Arts Alliance, Science Gallery Dublin, and the Walker Arts Center.

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