Summer Internship Program 2018 - Now Accepting Applications

Each summer we look forward to engaging a diverse group of students who are interested in studying — and changing the world through — the Internet and new technologies; who are driven, funny, and kind; and who would like to join our amazing community in Cambridge this summer for 10 weeks of shared research and exchange. We are now accepting applications for summer 2018 internships. The application deadline for all students for summer 2018 is Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. ET

Feb 13 2018 12:00pm to Feb 13 2018 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Media Migration, Signage, and Smoked Fish: the Library Consortium as Studio, Platform, and Metacommunity

featuring Nate Hill, Executive Director of the Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)

In this talk, Nate will give an overview of the programs at METRO/599, talk about the challenges associated with this organizational recalibration, seek input and ideas from the group, and extend an invitation to attendees to come take part in the fun.

An Open Letter to the Members of the Massachusetts Legislature Regarding the Adoption of Actuarial Risk Assessment Tools in the Criminal Justice System

The following open letter — signed by Harvard and MIT-based faculty, staff, and researchers — is directed to the Massachusetts Legislature to inform its consideration of risk assessment tools as part of ongoing criminal justice reform efforts in the Commonwealth.

9 Feb 2018

Feb 6 2018 12:00pm to Feb 6 2018 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Health Care Costs and Transparency

featuring John Freedman, President & CEO of Freedman HealthCare

Health spending continues to outpace wages and GDP, while some new insurance designs transfer greater shares of that to patients’ own out of pocket costs. What is driving health care costs up, who is benefiting, and how are data harnessed to study the problems and remedy them?

John S. Bracken
Feb 2 2018 3:00pm to Feb 2 2018 3:00pm

Past, Present, and Future of the Digital Public Library of America

featuring John Bracken, newly appointed executive director of the DPLA, and colleagues

Please join DPLA's new executive director John Bracken and colleagues to reflect on the DPLA’s past, present and future and explore the way in which libraries can contribute to a stronger civic life in the midst of disruptive times.

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