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Helen Nissenbaum

Helen Nissenbaum

Professor, Cornell Tech

Helen Nissenbaum is a professor at Cornell Tech and Cornell Information Science. She is the director of the Digital Life Initiative, launched in 2017 at Cornell Tech, which explores societal perspectives surrounding the development and application of digital technology, focusing on ethics, policy, politics, and quality of life. Her research takes an ethical perspective on policy, law, science, and engineering relating to information technology, computing, digital media, and data science.

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