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Urs Gasser will step down as BKC Executive Director after 12 years of transformative service; will assume role as professor of public policy, governance, and innovative technology at the Technical University of Munich

An inside look at the work of the 2021 Assembly Fellows on Disinformation, Privacy, and Ethical AI

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The Atlantic

What Facebook Did for Chauvin’s Trial Should Happen All the Time

evelyn douek says that if Facebook can discourage hate speech and incitements to violence on a special occasion, it can…

Apr 21, 2021
Vox

We have enough proof

Allissa Richardson argues against sharing videos of violent police encounters in an op-ed for Vox.

Apr 21, 2021
Medium

Blockchain for Social Good: A Field in Expansion

Samer Hassan provides an overview of P2P Models’ involvement in a recent EU report

Apr 21, 2021
WUSA9

Here's why one journalism professor argues graphic video of Black deaths shouldn't be broadcast

Dr. Allissa Richardson spoke with WUSA9 about having Black deaths aired on TV

Apr 21, 2021
Wired

Hackers Used to Be Humans. Soon, AIs Will Hack Humanity

Bruce Schneier says that AIs will grant our wishes, and then hack them, exploiting our social, political, and economic…

Apr 19, 2021
BKC Medium Collection

Between Games and Apocalyptic Robots

Tom Zick considers the near-term societal risks of reinforcement learning

Apr 16, 2021
Medium

Decolonial Humanitarian Digital Governance

Aarathi Krishnan reflects on her fellowships at BKC and the Carr Center

Apr 15, 2021
The Belfer Center

The Coming AI Hackers

Paper from Bruce Schneier explores the implications of AI hackers

Apr 15, 2021

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Assembly Project Fellowship Showcase

An inside look at the work of the 2021 Assembly Fellows on Disinformation, Privacy, and Ethical AI

Edgelands Institute APAC Launch

The Edgelands Institute is an interdisciplinary pop-up institute to redraw our social contract in our era of mass…

Governing the Social Media City

Two former tech insiders turned public advocates discuss ways that platforms can mitigate all kinds of harms, without…

Edgelands Institute Launch Event

The Edgelands Institute is an interdisciplinary pop-up institute to redraw our social contract in our era of mass…

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Assembly: Disinformation

The Assembly: Disinformation Program brings together participants from academia, industry, government, and civil…

BKC Policy Practice: Artificial Intelligence

The BKC Policy Practice on Artificial Intelligence (BKC PP: AI) is a public interest-oriented program that helps…

BKC Policy Practice: Digital Pandemic Response

The BKC Policy Practice on Digital Pandemic Response is an interdisciplinary program that works with public and private…

Initiative for a Representative First Amendment

IfRFA is a shared project between the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society and the Cyberlaw Clinic.

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The Ethics of Digitalization

Led by the Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG), the Berkman Klein Center, and the Digital…

Web Integrity Project

The Web Integrity Project (WIP) monitors changes to government websites

Lumen

Lumen collects and studies online content removal requests, providing transparency and supporting research and analysis…

Privacy Tools

The Privacy Tools Project is a broad effort to advance a multidisciplinary understanding of data privacy issues and…