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Misinformation & Disinformation: ​Technology Factors and Potential Solutions

Digital technologies such as the Internet and World Wide Web, social media platforms, and smartphones have greatly expanded the quantity of information produced and shared by humans and its reach, with tremendous positive benefits. However, these tools also enable the rapid creation and distribution of misinformation and disinformation, which can have significant negative ramifications for individuals and for society overall. Now, newer technologies including modern AI tools are enabling even more convincing false information to reach the most susceptible targets for consuming and sharing it, exacerbating the problems to new levels. Technologies are part of the misinformation/disinformation problems, but can...

Founders Night Out: Network with DFW Entrepreneurs, Investors & Startups

If you have a startup idea or a growing company and you’re interested in expanding your network in Dallas, then join us for the Founder Night Out in person at the Network Bar in Dallas Texas. Meet fellow entrepreneurs and members of the Founder Institute Texas network. Socialize over drinks with potential co-founders, advisors, mentors, and partners. Most of all, get out of the house and have fun! Who should Attend? - Anyone interested in entrepreneurship - Anyone who has a pre-seed tech company or a startup idea - Anyone interested in joining a startup accelerator What is the Agenda? Networking, Socializing and Drinks For more information...

SXSW is Back, With New, Exciting & Important Programming for 2022

SXSW 2022 is finally coming back in-person (and online), after two years of absence (2020) and online-only (2021)—and oh, how the work, culture, entertainment, society, and conferences have changed! SXSW Chief Programming Officer and longtime Austin Forum support, Hugh Forrest, talks with Austin Forum Executive Director, Jay Boisseau, about how SXSW 2022 will be different, and better, in the new normal, while continuing to address the evolving and emerging themes that influence and shape how we work, learn, play, live, and more! Then, Hugh will take questions from our online attendees and discuss with them the choices and reasons for...