Month: July 2021

July 8, 2021 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

During my 2020-21 sabbatical, I have been contracted by Springer Nature to write a book, tentatively titled, “Misinformation and Disinformation: Detecting Fakes with the Eye and AI” (to be completed by 2022.) The idea was first developed for a FIMS graduate course “Misinformation & Viral Deception” that was first offered in 2019. Brief Description (in…

July 8, 2021 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

Youth Time International Movement representative, Olivia Hupp, reached out to me for an interview about the Psychology of Misinformation. I gladly agreed to participate. The Youth Time International Movement is based in Prague, Czechia. It is a nonprofit organization which, in Olivia’s words, is “geared towards empowering the youth (18-35) to find solutions and take…

July 8, 2021 Rubin, Victoria No comments exist

I’m coming back to teaching after a year of sabbatical. My 2021/22 leave was spent writing a book “Misinformation and Disinformation: Detecting Fakes with the Eye and AI” (to be completed by 2022) under a contract with the Springer Nature Publisher (details here). In 2021/22 I hope to see our FIMS students face-to-face, assuming Western…