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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2018

"Click Here to Kill Everybody"

A BKC Book Talk More

Wednesday, Sep 5, 2018

Censorship and Collateral Damage

Analyzing the Telegram Ban in Iran More

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MIT Technology Review

How social media took us from Tahrir Square to Donald Trump

To understand how digital technologies went from instruments for spreading democracy to weapons for attacking it, you…

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2018

Helping Global Policymakers Navigate AI’s Challenges and Opportunities

Giving policymakers practical steps to help close the many gaps they see in understanding how to deal with Artificial…

Monday, Aug 13, 2018

The Uncertain Effects of HTTPS Adoption on Access to Information Worldwide

The wider adoption of encrypted protocols for website delivery — HTTPS — could have uncertain long-term implications…

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

Searching, Browsing, and Filtering Open Access Content in Digital Collections

A look at the user interfaces of 4 different online libraries

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018

Filling the void Alex Jones left behind

How social media bans reshape the filter bubble

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018

Dealing with an epidemic

Examining the unique socio-economic characteristics that affect how Small Islands States cope with health epidemics.

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018
Washington Post

Don’t fear the TSA cutting airport security. Be glad that they’re talking about it.

Despite largely negative media coverage of the subject, it is a good thing that TSA is brainstorming ways to optimize…

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

Toward a safe and open Internet in Pakistan

Navigating and Understanding Digital Rights in Pakistan

Tuesday, Aug 7, 2018

Featured Projects

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Berklett Cybersecurity

The Berklett Cybersecurity project is a unique forum for discussing true and important, and often novel, facts, and… More

AGTech Forum

The AGTech Forum provides opportunities for collaborative engagement among state attorneys general, technology… More

Global Access in Action

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


Assembly is a collaboration with the MIT Media Lab that explores different modes of education, collaboration, and… 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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Simulation and Deliberation to Prepare for Clinical Trials in Infectious Disease Emergencies (multiple joint projects… More

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018

Re-Engineering Humanity

Re-Engineering Humanity brings a pragmatic if somewhat dystopic perspective to the technological phenomena of our age… More

Tuesday, Nov 6, 2018

The State of Government Technology

On this US election day, we are pleased to take a close look at the inner workings of government, with a particular… More

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Custodians of the Internet

In this talk Gillespie argues that content moderation is not ancillary to what platforms do, but that it is essential,… More