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Wednesday, Apr 10, 2019

The Law and the Digital World

The AGTech Forum at Harvard Law gives state attorneys general a place to learn about technological changes and strategize about how the law can keep up More

Wednesday, Mar 27, 2019

Inside The R&D Of AI Ethics

Designing a roadmap for AI governance More

From Our Community

The latest news and commentary from our community.


What Do We Owe to the Internet’s “First Responders?”

Until AI catches up, tens of thousands of human content moderators all around the world will continue to ingest…

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

Facial recognition is the plutonium of AI

"It's dangerous, racializing, and has few legitimate uses; facial recognition needs regulation and control on par with…

Wednesday, Apr 17, 2019

The Far-Right and its Vicious Cycle of Extremism

How the internet can contribute to individual and group radicalization.

Monday, Apr 15, 2019
The Boston Globe

So There Are People Behind Alexa’s Curtain. Will Anyone Care?

Making smart speakers and technologies smarter, but what about privacy?

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019

The Government’s Computer Fraud and Abuse Act Case Against Assange

Charges against Assange and implications for journalism

Thursday, Apr 11, 2019
McGill-Queen's University Press

Media and Mass Atrocity

How African media cover atrocities on their own continent

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019
Tech Empire

The Quantified Worker and Worker Surveillance

Impacts of new tech in the workplace

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019
MIT Press

The Smart Enough City

Taking an exclusively technical view of urban life will lead to cities that appear smart but under the surface are rife…

Tuesday, Apr 9, 2019

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AI: Algorithms and Justice

The use of algorithms in the judiciary has already raised significant questions about bias and fairness, and looking… More

Privacy Initiatives

The Berkman Klein Center has long been home to a number of cross-disciplinary initiatives that investigate privacy and… More

Global Access in Action

Global Access in Action, a project of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, conducts… More

metaLAB (at) Harvard

Explores the digital arts and humanities through research, teaching, publications, and exhibitions More

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the way we use technology.

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Tuesday, May 7, 2019


Berkman Klein community members will share their research, passions, and musings in 5 minute Ignite talks. These topics… More

Andreas Reckwitz argues that the new antagonism between a new middle class and a traditional middle class turns out as… More

In conversation with Chinmayi Arun, David Sullivan draws upon a decade of work with technology companies (and a heated… More

Tuesday, Apr 16, 2019

Dirty Data, Bad Predictions

PODCAST & VIDEO: An examination of the data provenance of police data commonly used in predictive policing system. More