Posts by Pavlos Efraimidis

Pavlos S. Efraimidis is an Associate Professor in Algorithms and Director of the Algorithms and Privacy Research Unit (https://euclid.ee.duth.gr). He received his PhD in Informatics in 2000 from the University of Patras under the supervision of Paul Spirakis. His main work is on algorithms and his current research interests are in the fields of algorithmic game theory and algorithmic aspects of privacy. He has published over 35 refereed technical papers and book chapters, and has participated in 11 national and European research projects. His professional experience includes working as a researcher for the Computer Technology Institute (http://www.cti.gr/), and as a computer engineer in the high performance computing field (Parsytec Computer GmbH, Aachen, Germany) and the financial sector (ASYK - Athens Stock Exchange, Athens, Greece).

«Κυνηγούς» ψευδών ειδήσεων ετοιμάζουν οι Βρυξέλλες | Κόσμος | Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ

Συμφωνήθηκε η ίδρυση δικτύου για τον εντοπισμό «όπλων προπαγάνδας» που αποκρύπτουν ορθές πληροφορίες.

Source: «Κυνηγούς» ψευδών ειδήσεων ετοιμάζουν οι Βρυξέλλες | Κόσμος | Η ΚΑΘΗΜΕΡΙΝΗ

Fake Tom Hanks fools NGO promising Athens appearance of US star | Life | ekathimerini.com

“Thomas Jeffrey Hanks started following you.” It was this beguiling message that set off a bizarre chain of events in August that led to the Hellenic Institute of Cultural Diplomacy believing that American actor Tom Hanks would appear at an event it was organizing in Athens.

Source: Fake Tom Hanks fools NGO promising Athens appearance of US star | Life | ekathimerini.com

Wikipedia criticised after it emerges female Nobel laureate had page rejected | The Independent

The Canadian scientist Donna Strickland is an associate professor of physics and astronomy at the University of Waterloo, a former president of the Optical Society and as of Tuesday, one of the winners of the 2018 Nobel Prize in Physics.  But until the hours after Ms Strickland’s win, the physicist did not have her own Wikipedia page as she was not considered significant enough.

Source: Wikipedia criticised after it emerges female Nobel laureate had page rejected | The Independent