Zeynep Tufekci

Zeynep Tufekci is a contributing opinion writer at the New York Times, an associate professor at the University of North Carolina and a faculty associate at the Harvard Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society. Her first book, Twitter and Tear Gas: The Power and Fragility of Networked Protest, was published by Yale University Press in 2017 and was named one of the 50 most notable works of nonfiction by Washington Post. Tufekci has been a columnist at Wired and Scientific American and has given three TED talks on various aspects of technology and society. Her research currently revolves around the interaction between social dynamics and digital connectivity, big data and artificial intelligence.