Sarah T. Roberts profiles the hidden workforce that monitors objectionable material on the internet, often to its own detriment
In just 100 years, UCLA has grown into a world-class center of learning, research and health care.
Hans Block and Moritz Riesewieck featured Sarah T. Roberts in “The Cleaners” — their movie about the anonymous people who screen objectionable content on social media.
The UCLA Connection Lab, to be led by Leonard Kleinrock, will foster interdisciplinary research on a range of technologies, such as blockchain, computer networks, big data and artificial intelligence.
UCLA’s Sarah T. Roberts spoke with the executive about how the world’s largest social media platform balances free expression with creating a safe community for all.
Sarah T. Roberts, who has pioneered the study of screening user-generated internet content, joins 30 other fellows from across the nation.
The studies found a link between risk-related terms that Google and Twitter users researched or tweeted about and subsequent syphilis trends that were reported to the CDC.
Q&A with UCLA’s Sarah T. Roberts about seeing the subject of her work — the study of people who keep the internet “clean” — on screen in “The Cleaners.”
Q&A with UCLA professor Sarah Roberts, who has pioneered the study of the toll screening objectionable online content takes on the people who have to do it.
Ramesh Srinivasan, an associate professor of information studies at UCLA, has explored revolutions in Egypt and Kyrgyzstan and the role of digital media in supporting indigenous and non-western communities.
The internet itself is neither good nor bad, says Werner Herzog, director of “Lo and Behold,” a new documentary on the communication revolution.
Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube, returned to UCLA Anderson, where she got her M.B.A. in 1998, to talk about her career and share her insights on how to succeed in the tech world.
The UCLA professor, known as one of the fathers of the Internet, was honored for his “seminal contributions to the theory and practical development of the Internet.”
Part of UCLA’s Office of Information Technology, Rose Rocchio and her team helped UCLA move to mobile and has positioned the campus to stay at the forefront of fast-moving technological developments.
A hidden message left by a UCLA architect in 2011 was recently uncovered in Boelter Hall, where sharp-eyed passersby can spot a coded note in the pattern of floor tiles.