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Wired

Altruism Still Fuels the Web. Businesses Love to Exploit It.

Humans aren't incorrigibly or universally selfish, but we've built plenty of institutions that do act that way.

Aug 20, 2019
The Atlantic

It’s 10 p.m. Do You Know Where Your Friends Are?

Constant location-sharing is now the norm for some friend groups.

Aug 20, 2019
SmartCitiesWorld

Take off your tech goggles

Ben Green offers insights into why technology is not an end in itself

Aug 16, 2019
UNI Global Union

Connective Action: Digital Tools for Trade Unions

Report highlights tools that can boost union outreach to members

Aug 16, 2019
The New York Times

A.I. Is Learning From Humans. Many Humans.

Inside the labor-intensive process that enables AI’s creation.

Aug 16, 2019
WGBH

#AsianAugust, One Year Later

Has the momentum of #AsianAugust continued in the way fans and critics had hoped?

Aug 16, 2019
The New York Times

How YouTube Misinformation Resolved a WhatsApp Mystery in Brazil

WhatsApp and YouTube formed a powerful feedback loop of extremism and misinformation

Aug 15, 2019
Medium

Training the next generation of ethical techies

Tech, policy, and ethics training should begin in undergraduate studies, Zuckerman says

Aug 14, 2019

Featured Projects

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Youth and Media

Youth and Media (YaM) encompasses an array of research, advocacy, and development initiatives around youth (age 12-18)… More

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

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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May 21, 2019

Ghost Work

How services delivered by companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Uber can only function smoothly thanks to the… More

VIDEO & PODCAST: Are the algorithms that surface and rank your resume for job recruiters biased with respect to gender? More

The social media have been accused of contributing to everything from terrorism to genocide. They have also been the… More

May 14, 2019

Everyday Chaos

VIDEO & PODCAST: In his new book, Everyday Chaos, David Weinberger points to accepted ways we work on the Internet that… More