Category: Institute News

Generative AI, Human Creativity and Art

Exciting news! Our esteemed Digital Business Institute Research Fellow, DK Lee, along with co-author Eric Zhou, have had their paper accepted and will be forthcoming at PNAS Nexus on March 5th. Their paper, Generative AI, Human Creativity, and Art, is based on a large dataset and robust econometric methods, is the first of its kind […]

The Wadsworth Family Distinguished Lecture Series

The Boston University College of Engineering & the Questrom School of Business cohosted the inaugural Wadsworth Family Distinguished Lecture Series on April 4, 2023. Our distinguished guest speaker was Jason Robins, CEO and Co-Founder of DraftKings, and the event was moderated by Pete Howard, Executive Director of the Digital Business Institute. The Wadsworth Family Distinguished […]

Postdoctoral Associate wanted – Free Speech, Social Media and Democracy

The BU Faculty for Computing & Data Sciences and MIT Initiative on the Digital Economy seek 1-2 Full-Time Postdoctoral Associates to conduct projects focused on free speech, social media and democracy. This is a joint opportunity spanning Boston University and MIT. Location: Boston, MA Deadline: Rolling, with a closing date of April 15, 2023. Preference […]

Congratulations to DBI Fellow Marshall Van Alstyne on a grant to study Fake News!

Professor Van Alstyne has received a three-year grant from the National Science Foundation to research and discover technology-aided social structures that minimize the adverse impact of confusion about facts while promoting free speech.   Leading the research team is Marshall Van Alstyne, Questrom Professor in Management, Professor, Information Systems, in collaboration with Nina Mazar, Professor, Marketing, Ran Canetti, Boston University […]

The Bard College Center for the Study of Hate

The Bard College Center for the Study of Hate has partnered with the Digital Business Institute to create a comprehensive, online resource about hate. We will develop a plan for a digital platform that is searchable and interactive, anticipating what the user’s needs might be and designed to help solve this immense societal problem. Congratulations to new […]

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