Computer Science News
Gianluca Stringhini, lecturer in UCL's Information Security group, is featured in a Nature feature: 'Shining a light on the dark corners of the web'. Gianluca was interviewed about the group's research around 4chan, fake news, online raids and hate speech.
As a cybercrime researcher Gianluca he has studied ransomware, online-dating scams and money laundering. In May, his team published two papers exploring how hate speech and fake news are spread around the Internet, focusing on the notorious but popular 4chan message boards.
The aim of this workshop is to bring together people and ideas that would not otherwise meet: leading scientists at the intersection of biology, chemistry, engineering and computer science; to discuss the potential of Biological Computational Systems.
Computation is an intrinsic attribute of biological systems: gathering and processing of information and respond to an external environment. Over the last century, several research fields have adopted the intuition and the analysis of living organisms as information processing systems.
The ability to read biological information at large-scale (i.... [more]