Do we already have the necessary trust in AI, and if not, how do we create it?
Researching Social Media, Online Platforms, and Algorithmic Systems From the Outside
The Bad News About Online Discrimination in Algorithmic Systems
The Berkman Klein Center summer internship program is a cohesive, integrated experience that brings together students from around the world to work closely with faculty, staff, and fellows on a wide range of projects and initiatives related to the internet and society.
featuring Monika Bickert, Facebook’s Head of Global Policy Management in conversation with Professor Jonathan Zittrain
A Primer on the Proposed U.S.-U.K. Agreement
A brief primer on how cross-border data access requests currently work, options for reform, and major challenges to reform ahead
Learn more about us in an interactive discussion with Prof. Jonathan Zittrain, Berkman Klein Center Faculty Chair
Prof. Chris Bavitz notes how a recent Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruling might impact the use of algorithms in criminal justice.
Assessing the Use of Risk Assessments in Sentencing
This paper focuses on the incorporation of risk assessment software into the criminal sentencing process, and offers a set of key considerations and questions for further research that can help local policymakers who are currently implementing or considering implementing similar systems
In this study, we analyze both mainstream and social media coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election. We document that the majority of mainstream media coverage was negative for both candidates, but largely followed Donald Trump’s agenda.