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Adobe’s ‘Ethical’ Firefly AI Was Trained on Midjourney Images

Rebecca Tushnet spoke to Bloomberg about the training of Adobe's AI tool Firefly

Apr 12, 2024

Backdoor in XZ Utils That Almost Happened

Bruce Schneier writes about a recent potential cybersecurity catastrophe.

Apr 9, 2024
The Harvard Gazette

How dating sites automate racism

Apryl Williams joined BKC for an event on her new book about algorithmic bias in online dating apps.

Apr 4, 2024
New York Times

‘The People’s Joker’ and the Perils of Playing With a Studio’s Copyright

BKC Director Rebecca Tushnet explains the fair use doctrine of copyright.

Apr 4, 2024
NBC News

A new book has amplified fierce debate around teens, mental health and smartphones

Joe Bak-Coleman speaks about the debate on kids' mental health and the relationship to social media…

Apr 3, 2024
Harvard Magazine

Making the Public Record Public

Jonathan Zittrain spoke on the digitization and release of 7 million judicial decisions, extending back to the nation’s…

Apr 3, 2024
The Harvard Gazette

Why AI fairness conversations must include disabled people

Maitreya Shah spoke about his work centering experiences of people with disabilities. 

Apr 3, 2024
The Harvard Crimson

Biden National Security Official Discusses AI and Cybersecurity at Harvard Law School Talk

BKC Director and Faculty Chair Jonathan Zittrain converses with Deputy National Security Adviser Anne Neuberger about…

Apr 3, 2024

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May 14, 2024


ComstockCon is a convening inspired by the fallout from the Dobbs decision and attacks on bodily autonomy…

Information Foraging in a Social Media World

Carl Bergstrom explores social media's impact on the scale of human communication...

Platforms and the Right to Information

One-day workshop examining what the right to information should look like in relation to platforms and how it can be…

Harvard x Creators: Making Evidence-Based Public Health Information Viral

Amanda Yarnell and Kate Speer discuss the Center for Health Communication‘s efforts with Jeff Hall...

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Summer 2024 Internship Program

Berkman Klein Center interns are deeply and substantively involved in the operation of the Berkman Klein Center’s…

Research Sprints

The BKC Research Sprints are a series of educational programs that bring together emerging scholars from around the…

Applied Social Media Lab

A new home for technologists and practitioners to reimagine, rebuild, and reboot social media to serve the public good…

Fellowship Program

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society welcomes an interdisciplinary and diverse community of academics and…

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Co-Designing Generative Futures

As generative AI technologies have advanced, so too has their potential to transform how people worldwide create, think…

metaLAB (at) Harvard

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

Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers

A collaborative initiative focused on interdisciplinary research on the development, social impact, policy implications…


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