News

Tue, 05/25/2021

Panelist, Responsible Computing Research: Ethics and Governance of Computing Research and its Applications—Panel on Computing and Public Governance, National Academies of Science, Engineering, and Medicine.

Thu, 05/20/2021

From the podcast description:

"Paris Marx is joined by Eden Medina to discuss Project Cybersyn, a technological system created by Chile’s socialist government in the 1970s to manage production, and what it can teach us about political technology and innovation outside the Global North."...

Thu, 03/11/2021

Eden Medina, "The Science of Forensic Misidentification," Latin America and the Caribbean Working Group, Stanford University.

Tue, 01/12/2021

Cybernetic Revolutionaries is now available in Chinese. Many thanks to East China Normal University Press and MIT Press for making my book accessible to a new readership.

Tue, 10/06/2020

I will be presenting excerpts from my current book project "Bones and Lives: Making and Unmaking Truth After Dictatorship," at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study, Harvard University, October 6, 2020 12pm-1pm. 

Wed, 09/02/2020

The HSTS Graduate Forum will host Eden Medina, Associate Professor of Science, Technology, and Society at MIT. September 2, 2020, 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm.

Sat, 06/13/2020

I co-taught the new course Data and Society with Professor Sarah Williams as part of the new MIT Computing and Society Concentration. The course brought the social and technical together in data science teaching & bridged the Program in Science, Technology, and Society and the Department of...

Wed, 05/27/2020

I am thrilled and honored to be the 2020-2021 Rita E. Hauser Fellow at the Radcliffe Institute.

Mon, 11/18/2019

I will be moderating the upcoming Arthur Miller Lecture on "The Promise and Peril of Artificial Intelligence." The event will take place at 4:30pm in Bartos Theater.

Tue, 10/29/2019

My article, "Forensic Identification in the Aftermath of Human Rights Crimes in Chile: A Decentered Computer History," Technology and Culture 59:4 Supplement (2018): S100-S133 received the 2019 Abbott Payson Usher Prize from the Society for the History of Technology. The prize is...