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Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Is A.I Laughing at us?

A conversation with David Weinberger, Jessica Fjeld, and Nikhil Dharmaraj More

We are seeking a capacity-building Managing Director to join our community More

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Nieman Reports

How Hashtag Culture Influences International Conversations

In her new book "Memes to Movements," An Xiao Mina explores how people from a historically overlooked nation such as…

Thursday, Jan 17, 2019

Remedies for Platform Bias

During confirmation hearings AG nominee William Barr is asked how private social media platform's could explicitly…

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019

Americanize my name

This app uses US Census Data and a linguistic algorithm to "Americanize" submitted names, and provoke thought about how…

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019
Digital Asia Hub

Drones & Dreams

This new publication from the Digital Asia Hub collects the outputs of a two-day speculative fiction–writing workshop…

Wednesday, Jan 16, 2019
World Economic Forum

Dialogue Series on New Economic and Social Frontiers

Questions are emerging regarding the adequacy of our current economic policies and practices, the social contract…

Monday, Jan 14, 2019

The author you need to read now: Tressie McMillan Cottom

In her new book “Thick: And Other Essays," Berkman Klein Faculty Associate Tressie McMillan Cottom tackles topics…

Friday, Jan 11, 2019


A legal education simulation puts students in the role of a county judge at a bail hearing, and prompts them to detain…

Tuesday, Jan 8, 2019

Ethics and Technology

How ethics embeds in technology

Monday, Jan 7, 2019

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metaLAB (at) Harvard

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

Youth and Media

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

AI: Global Governance and Inclusion

In a world challenged by growing domestic and international inequalities, policymakers face hard problems and difficult… More

AI: Algorithms and Justice

The use of algorithms in the judiciary has already raised significant questions about bias and fairness, and looking… 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, Mar 5, 2019

Privacy’s Blueprint

The dominant model for regulating privacy focuses on giving people control over their information and regulating data… More

Tuesday, Feb 19, 2019

The Smart Enough City

Why technology is not an end in itself, and how cities can be “smart enough,” using technology to promote democracy and… More

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

A History of the Internet

Please join us for The History of the Internet featuring Scott Bradner who worked in the areas of computer… More

Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Is A.I Laughing at us?

Artificial intelligence and art, how humor and creativity interrelate, and the successes and the shortcomings of new Al… More