Judith Donath is a writer, designer and artist whose work is about the co-evolution of technology and society. She is the author of The Social Machine: Designs for Living Online and numerous articles about identity, AI, social media and the future. Formerly the director of the MIT Media Lab's Sociable Media Group, she synthesizes knowledge from urban design, evolutionary biology and cognitive science to design innovative interfaces for on-line communities and virtual identities; her work and that of the Sociable Media Group has been shown in museums and galleries worldwide. Currently, she is an advisor at Harvard's Berkman Klein Center and is writing a book about technology, trust and deception.

She received her doctoral and master's degrees in Media Arts and Sciences from MIT and her bachelor's degree in History from Yale University.


Harvard University's Berkman-Klein Center for Internet & Society


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