Jan 27, 2021
Renée DiResta is the technical research manager at Stanford Internet Observatory where she investigates the spread of malign narratives across social networks, and assists policymakers in devising responses to the problem. Renee has studied influence operations and computational propaganda in the context of pseudoscience conspiracies, terrorist activity, and state-sponsored information warfare, and has advised Congress, the State Department, and other academic, civil society, and business organizations on the topic.
You might know her from her contributions in the New York Times, Washington Post, CNN, CNBC, Bloomberg, Yale Review, Forbes, Buzzfeed, The Economist, and many more. Or from her appearances in Joe Rogan, Sam Harris, and the famous documentary The Social Dilemma.