David Nolan

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Senior Investigative Researcher
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Investigative researcher and data scientist within the Algorithmic Accountability Lab at Amnesty Tech. I work at the intersection of technology, AI and human rights across research, policy and advocacy. My research focuses on using empirical methods to investigate the use of algorithmic systems by public sector agencies and Big Tech. 

Sessions

Uncovering #sadtok – how we journeyed into TikTok’s rabbit holes of despair and how to make a Big Tech giant care

Lisa Dittmer, David Nolan

Summary
We will share insights from our journey wading into TikTok’s mental health rabbit holes and speaking to young people in Kenya and the Philippines about the lure and impact of TikTok’s dark side. A not too grim talk about a platform’s lack of care and fighting for rights with research & data science.
Activism
Digital rights
Platforms
Stage 4 / T
Talk
English
Forum Digitalpolitik
Conference