• (2023.05.26) For students looking to enroll in COMP 370: if you have questions, check out my FAQ for students - it's a fast way to get answers to a lot of the most common questions I receive.
  • (2023.05.20) ChatGPT blurs the lines between what it means to interact with a human and machine in important ways. More in my op-ed in the Globe and Mail.
  • (2023.05.16) New funding kicks off our investigation: "What is TikTok?" in which we seek to rigorously understand how TikTok shapes human behavior differently than Instagram, Snapchat, and other mainstream social media platforms.
  • (2023.04.04) Computer scientists think about hate speech very differently than everyone else. Read more in our PNAS paper: Is hate speech detection the solution the world wants?.
  • (2022.06.12) Reddit communities are powerful ways to build hate speech detectors. Read more in our paper Enriching Abusive Language Detection with Community Context.
  • (2022.01.28) The Computational Analysis of Social Systems (COMPASS) reading group is born! Read more here.
  • (2021.11.16) Welcoming applications for a post-doctoral opening in applied AI. Read more here.
  • (2021.08.24) First independent assessment of the impact of the Canadian COVID Alert app. Read more here.
  • (2021.08.12) COMP 598: Introduction to Data Science. Find the syllabus here.