We are delighted to announce that we will hold GGR Talk Session as follows. Anybody who pre-register is welcome to join the event.
|Title||Our (Mis)trust in Democracy and Each Other: Exposing China’s Information Manipulation in Taiwan with Data Science|
|Speaker||Chihhao Yu (Visiting Researcher, Graduate School of Law, Hitotsubashi University; Co-director, Taiwan Information Environment Research Center (IORG))|
|Date/Time||July 11th (Tue.), 2023 / 12:30-13:30|
|Venue||Kunitachi Campus, Hitotsubashi University (Venue will be notified after pre-registration)|
【About the Lecturer】
Chihhao Yu is a software engineer and information designer, and co-director of IORG, or Taiwan Information Environment Research Center, based in Taipei, Taiwan. Chihhao coordinates scientific research, data engineering, community engagement, and international exchange at the center, directing organizational capacity towards safeguarding election integrity and building democratic resilience in Taiwan. Outside of his role at IORG, Chihhao is also an active contributor to the Taiwanese civic hacking community g0v (pronounced “gov-zero”), working on international engagement and community governance. In conjunction with civic hackers in Japan, Korea, and Hongkong, Chihhao co-organizes Facing the Ocean, connecting and gathering civic hackers in the West Pacific region.
IORG is a Taiwanese civil society organization specialized in information environment scientific research and communications. Since 2019, human-AI collaboration at IORG has been identifying and producing reports on information manipulation, foreign interference, and other noteworthy activities impacting Taiwan’s public discourse integrity. Working with partners, IORG has been hosting workshops nationwide, sharing the latest research, information literacy and cybersecurity skills with teachers and students, youth and seniors, empowering them to be better citizens of our digital democracy.