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MLTalks: How Data Killed Facts

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Tuesday
April 24, 2018
3:00pm — 4:30pm

MLTalks: How Data Killed Facts
Jill Lepore in conversation with Andrew Lippman


All talks at the Media Lab, unless otherwise noted, are open to the public. 
This talk will be streamed live on Facebook, and archived video will be available after the event. Join the conversation on Twitter: #MLTalks

Jill Lepore is the David Woods Kemper ’41 Professor of American History at Harvard University. She is also a staff writer at The New Yorker. A prize-winning professor, she teaches classes in evidence, historical methods, humanistic inquiry, and American history. Much of her scholarship explores absences and asymmetries in the historical record, with a particular emphasis on the histories and technologies of evidence and of privacy. As a wide-ranging and prolific essayist, Lepore writes about American history, law, literature, and politics. She is the author of many award-winning books. Her next book, These Truths: A History of the United States, will be published in September 2018.

Accessibility Note: This event will have open captioning (English) at the event and on the webcast. Archival video will also include English language closed captions.

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