top of page

BI-PARTISAN  MULTI-FAITH 
CITIZEN POWERED 

 EXPERT LED  STUDENT RUN

But we can.

Our programmers and politicians can't fix it in time.

Biased, incorrect, and illegal
AI and algorithms

are destroying lives.

ACLU MN, Anti-Defamation League, Coded Bias documentary team, Bytes media, 

thank you to our clients and partners

for proving diverse citizens can still put their differences aside and fight for our reality, sanity, and national security.

#BurstTheBubble

But we do.

Tech companies, schools, and politicians don't know how to
save us in time.

 

Disinformation and digital division are driving us to insanity
and civil war.

Unless the AI Apocalypse sends us back to the dark ages first

To fix it, you have to

#BurstTheBubble

#BurstTheBubble

Disinformation and political division
solutions for teachers, lawyers, programmers,
policymakers, journalists, citizens,
advocates and AI.

Simple.  Proven.  Bi-partisan.  

Because if we are going to save reality
-- or our sanity, or the country --
we have to 
 

#BurstTheBubble

INITIATIVES, PARTNERS
& VICTORY HIGHLIGHTS

America is headed toward a digital civil war.
Or, at a minimum, a very uncivil informational divorce.

Algorithmic filter bubbles -- which use our data to decide which reality we live in-- and encoded postmodern insanity are to blame.

But we have a mis/disinformation framework

that doubles as a cross-cultural disagreement resolution system.

And we have a brand with

bi-partisan and multi-faith reality buy-in.

ACLU MINNESOTA
  ANTI-DEFAMATION LEAGUE 
LITTLE EARTH NATIVE HUD COMMUNITY 
CODED BIAS (NETFLIX)   
BYTES MEDIA

TAKE ACTION MINNESOTA
 MN LEGAL RIGHTS CENTER
CIVIC NEBRASKA 
 MN EQUAL JUSTICE RESEARCH CENTER
 MN DEPT. OF HEALTH

SAFETY NOT SURVEILLANCE
 GUNS DOWN, LOVE UP
 PROTECT MN

SECOND CHANCE COALITION 
 URBAN EDUCATORS
RECLAIM THE BLOCK
ACLU NEBRASKA 

EDUCATION AND TRAININGS
NORTH CENTRAL UNIVERSITY
INDIANA UNIVERSITY: OSTROM WORKING GROUP 

 HAMLINE UNIVERSITY  

CREIGHTON UNIVERSITY
 UNIV OF WISCONSIN: LA CROSSE

 ST. PAUL PUBLIC SCHOOLS

IOWA BAR ASSOCIATION

 NEBRASKA BAR ASSOCIATION 
DIGITAL ARCHIVE OF LITERACY NARRATIVES
 NORTH SUBURBAN CENTER FOR THE ARTS 
NORTHEAST SCULPTURE GALLERY
 

MINNEAPOLIS CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
 STEVE FLETCHER

ABDI WARSAME 

LATRISHA VETAW

PHILIPE CUNNINGHAM 
 

SAINT PAUL CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS

MITRA JILALI 

NELSIE YANG 

RICHFIELD, MINNESOTA CITY COUNCIL MEMBERS
SIMON TRAUTMANN

MINNESOTA STATE HOUSE REPRESENTATIVES & SENATORS

 PEGGY SCOTT 

  SCOTT LUCERO 

DR. STEVE JENSEN 

JEREMY MUNSON 
 

#BurstTheBubble

IDH TV'S INFO BUBBLES 101

RESEARCH & CONSULTING

#BurstTheBubble

Our proven and peer-reviewed IDH methodologies for triangulating truthful news and different perspectives are based on cutting-edge interdisciplinary research on how to both fact check news sources and catalyze/curate stories for all communities to learn from.

All IDH research is designed to create 

bi-partisan frameworks

and catalyze new partnerships.

Neither side gets everything they want.

That's the point.

  • Principles of Digital Law and Ethics
    CPI TechREG Chronicle.
     Special Issue on Machine Learning. Feb 2023
    w/ Thomas Freeman, Samson Hall

    "A Primer on Digital and Data Science Ethics.
    Nebraska Lawyer.  Sept/Oct 2022
    w/ Thomas Freeman, Samson Hall

    “Criminal Conviction By Algorithms  Are Ruining Innocent Lives.” 

     Omaha World Herald.  August 29, 2021
    w/ Thomas Freeman and Elizabeth Otto.   

     

    “The Legal Implications of Algorithmic Decision-Making.” 
    Nebraska Lawyer.  May/June 2020

    w/ Thomas Freeman and Samson Hall.


    As Technology Evolves, So Will the Law, and So Must Attorneys,
    Nebraska Lawyer. July/August 2019
    w/ Thomas Freeman 

    "Using the Lens of Narrative Theory to Rethink Digital Ethics"
    International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference. 
    Proceedings.  (Forthcoming)
    With Marci Exted and Thomas Freeman

    Winner: 
    Primeaux Award for Best  Paper
    (First Runner-Up)

    PUBLICATIONS

  • INVITED ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS & CONFERENCES

    “Using the Lens of Narrative Theory to Rethink Digital Ethics." 

    International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference. 

    With Marci Exted and Thomas Freeman.  October 2022

    Winner: Primeaux Best Paper Award.  (Runner-Up.)

     

    “Privacy 3.0: Using Narrative Theory to Reframe Health Data Sanctity.”  

    Inaugural Transatlantic Dialogue on Humanity and AI Regulation.

    Hosted by HEC Paris.  Paris, France.  May 2022
     

    Reported on in Forbes:  
    “Regulating Global Intelligence: Is Global Consensus Possible"
    September 9, 2022

     

    “Privacy 3.0: Using Narrative Theory to Forgive, Forget, and Re-Program Digital Dignity.” 

    Data, Law, and AI Ethics Research Colloquium.

    With Thomas Freeman.  Organizers: Indiana University, Virginia Tech,

    and University of Pennsylvania.  Online.  April 2022 

     

    “Triangulating Hate Speech and Free Speech in Algorithmic Environments.” 

    Indiana University.

    Bloomington, IN: April 2022  (Online.)

    “Algorithmic Unreliability: Narrative Theory, Digital Ethics,
    and The Constitutionality of Employment AI.” 

    Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business.

    With Thomas Freeman and Marci Exted. 

     Chicago, IL and Online:  March 2022

    “Redefining Digital Literary: Algorithms and You.”

    SXSW EDU.

    With Thomas Freeman, Ayin Morales-Monge, and Shea Sullivan.  March 2022

    Winner of online voting competition to present.

     

    “Privacy 3.0: Forgiveness and Student Data After Mahoney.”

    International Vincentian Business Ethics Conference: DePaul University. 

    With Thomas Freeman, Simon Truatman, and Amanda Aherns.  Chicago, IL: October 2021

     

    “Algorithmic Bias: How Cross Functional Networks Can Fight Digitized Discrimination.”

    Heider Business Symposium: Creighton University. 

    With Dr. Aaron McKain, Thomas Freeman, Elizabeth Otto, Ayin Monge, and Julius Hernandez. Omaha, NE.  October 2021

    “Reckoning With Robots; The Constitutional Implications of Using Algorithms to Make Human Decisions.”

    Midwest Associate of Legal Studies in Business/Midwest Business Administration Association Annual Conference.

    With Thomas Freeman.  Chicago, IL: March 2021

     

    “Digital Ethics: What’s Next?”

    OSTROM Workshop.  Indiana University School of Business. 

    With Julius Hernandez and Shea Sullivan. Bloomington, IN: February 2021
     

    “A Taxonomy of Algorithmic Unreliability: Using Facial Recognition to Map Constitutional Issues.”

    Data, Law, and AI Ethics Research Colloquium. Indiana University & Virginia Tech University.

    Online (COVID): May 2020
     

    “Racist Robots?  A Visual Primer on Understanding Algorithmic Bias.” 

    Midwest Associate of Legal Studies in Business/Midwest Business Administration Association Annual Conference.

    With Thomas Freeman, Ayin Monge-Morales, and Moises Morales.  March 2020

    “Rhetoric Versus the Robots: Mapping the Legal and Ethical Dimensions of Algorithmic Discrimination.”

    Consortium for the Study of Religion, Ethics and Society at Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business.

    Bloomington, IN. November 2019


    “Why Digital Rights Is The New Civil Rights Movement.” 

    North Carolina A & T State University.

    Greensboro, NC: May 2018
     

    “What Norm MacDonald and Narrative Theory Can Teach Us

    About Social Media Privacy Big Data Reasoning.”

    Hamline University.

    Saint Paul, MN.  April 2017

    (In conjunction w/ exhibition for World Press Freedom Day.)

    "What Would Jesus Program?”

    Rhetoric Society of America.

    Portland, OR.  May 2020

    “Racist Robots: A Visual Primer on Understanding Algorithmic Bias.” 

    Midwest Business Administrative Association/Midwest Academy of Legal Studies in Business Joint Conference.

    With Tom Freeman and Dan Schneider. Chicago, IL.  March 2020

     

    “Rhetoric Versus the Robots II: The Ethics of Algorithmic Unreliability.” 

    International Society for the Study of Narrative.

    With Weston Cregut and Rebekah Winkel. New Orleans, LA.  March 2020

     

    “Privacy 3.0: Using Narrative Theory to Navigate Legal, Corporate, and Community Debates on Algorithmic Ethics.”

    Data, Law, and AI Ethics Research Colloquium. Washington and Lee School of Law.

    With Thomas Freeman.  Lexington, VA.  April 2019

    COMPETITIVE ACADEMIC
    CONFERENCES & WORKSHOPS

  • “Algorithmic Bias in the Criminal Justice System: Cheat Codes for Defense  Attorneys.” 
    Minnesota Legal Rights Center.  Workshop.
    With Marci Exted and Tom Freeman. 
    Fall 2022

    “Technology Inclusivity in Online Dispute Resolution.”

    American Bar Association Dispute Resolution Technology Expo.
    With Angie Raymond and Isak NitAsare.

    Online.  July 2021
     

    "The Civil Rights Challenges Posed by Algorithmic Bias"

    Iowa State Bar Association, 2022.
    With Thomas Freeman
     

    "Legal Considerations of Algorithmic Decision Making"
    Nebraska State Bar Association, 2022.
    With Thomas Freeman
     

    Pitfalls of Using Algorithms in Hiring Decisions"
    Iowa State Bar Association 2022
    With Thomas Freeman

    The Promises and Perils of Algorithmic Decision Making"

    Omaha West Rotary, 2022.
    With Thomas Freeman
     

    "Reckoning with Robots: Understanding the Impacts of Algorithmic Decision Making"
     Suburban Rotary of Omaha, 2022.
    With Thomas Freeman

    "Algorithmic Discrimination: How Algorithms
    Affect Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts"

    Jacksonville State University, 2021.
    With Thomas Freeman
     

    "Algorithmic Discrimination: How Algorithms
    Affect Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts"

    University of Nevada-Reno. 2021.
    With Thomas Freeman
     

    “Internet Security and Cyberbullying Prevention Workshop.” 

    Little Earth Native Community.

    Minneapolis, MN.  April 2019 
    Funded By: Minnesota Health and Human Services.

     

    PROFESSIONAL TRAININGS

IDH TV'S FILTER BUBBLES 101

#BurstTheBubble

Not convinced?  Check out how information bubbles are already affecting you and your family.