Zeynep Tufekci is a professor at UNC School of Information and Library Science, and writes a New York Times column. Read her MIT Tech Review article, How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump.
Latanya Sweeney is a professor of Government and Technology at Harvard University, Editor-in-Chief of Technology Science, and Director of the Data Privacy Lab at Harvard. She was formerly CTO at the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. Watch her FATML Keynote, Saving Humanity.
Arvind Narayanan is a Princeton Computer Science Professor who studies digital privacy, infosec, cryptocurrencies & blockchains, AI ethics, and tech policy. Watch his FATML tutorial, 21 Definitions of Fairness.
Renee DiResta is Director of Research at New Knowledge, Head of Policy at nonprofit Data for Democracy, and has testified to Congress about computational propaganda and disinformation. She is a regular contributor at Wired. Read her article Up next: a better recommendation system.
Alvaro Bedoya is the founding Executive Director of the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law. He was previously a senate staffer on issues of mobile location privacy, health data privacy, NSA transparency, and biometric privacy. Read his New York Times article, Why Silicon Valley Lobbyists Love Big, Broad Privacy Bills
Guillaume Chaslotis a former YouTube engineer, founder of AlgoTransparency, and worked with the WSJ and Guardian to investigate YouTube. Read his post on How Algorithms Can Learn to Discredit the Media.