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With a Side of Knowledge

Mutale Nkonde on AI and bias

Mutale Nkonde discusses AI, algorithmic bias, and why we need humans on Notre Dame’s With a Side of Knowledge Podcast

May 28, 2020
The Atlantic

Trump Is a Problem That Twitter Cannot Fix

When a duly elected president is bent on spreading misinformation, tech companies can rein him in only so much, writes…

May 27, 2020
ABC News

Who is spreading COVID-19 misinformation and why

The many different groups and individuals that spread false information.

May 26, 2020
The New York Times

Twitter Grapples Anew With Its Trump Conundrum

Joan Donovan weighs in on Twitter creating a carve-out for public leaders

May 26, 2020
Harvard International Review

COVID-19: The Need for a New Global Compact

Padmashree Gehl Sampath on the need for a global response to tackle the impact of COVID-9.

May 25, 2020
WGBH

Digital Bingeing: Time On Screens During COVID-19

We're turning to screens more than ever during the coronavirus pandemic. But what are the implications of spending so…

May 22, 2020
Medium

A Place Where We Can Be Together

Dragana Kaurin reflects on playing Animal Crossing during the pandemic

May 21, 2020

Social Media Users Think Politicians Should Pay Heavy Price for Spreading False COVID-19 Information

Dipayan Ghosh explains why social media platforms need to be more transparent about their policies on politicians…

May 20, 2020

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AI: Educational Activities

The Berkman Klein Center has worked to build a robust community and institutional activities leveraging… More

Lumen

Lumen

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

Youth and Media

Youth and Media

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

Internet Robustness

The Internet Robustness project is developing, testing, and piloting software and protocols to safeguard the promise of… 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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Contact Tracing and Technology: A Deep Dive

BKC co-hosts conversation on digital data and public health More

[Virtual] Data and COVID-19

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation More

[Virtual] COVID-19 and Inequality in the Global South

A discussion on the economic and healthcare fallouts for low-income countries More

[Virtual] Assembly Fellowship Project Showcase

Learn about the 2020 Assembly fellowship projects More