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Curricle, the Course Catalog Matrix

Researchers from metaLAB develop a new tool for curricular exploration at Harvard

Jul 17, 2019

Technical Flaws of Pretrial Risk Assessments Raise Grave Concerns

Twenty-seven prominent researchers from MIT, Harvard, Princeton, NYU, UC Berkeley and Columbia have signed an open…

Jul 17, 2019
LSE Impact Blog

As schools become suffused with ed-tech, is the only response to constant surveillance the right to remain silent?

Velislava Hillman asks whether the constant monitoring, micromanagement and data collection of students can guarantee a…

Jul 16, 2019
The Hindu

Creating a fair digital payments market

Local firms in India will be at a disadvantage if big tech companies are given plum roles, says Padmashree Gehl Sampath

Jul 16, 2019
Medium

Takeaways from the Ethical Tech Industry Workshop

What could an industry standard for socially responsible, ethically-attuned technologies look like?

Jul 15, 2019
The Enterprisers Project

“Liars and Outliers” named a must-read book on security

The Enterprisers Project highlights Bruce Schneier’s Liars and Outliers: Enabling the Trust that Society Needs to Thrive

Jul 15, 2019
The New York Times

How White Nationalists See What They Want to See in DNA Tests

What happens when white supremacists on the hate site Stormfront learn that they’re not as white as they thought? Two…

Jul 12, 2019
The Harvard Gazette

Palo Alto event showcases Harvard tech startup scene

Jonathan Zittrain delivers an energetic presentation on the ethical responsibilities of tech companies toward consumers…

Jul 11, 2019

Featured Projects

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Ethics and Governance of AI Initiative

In 2017 the Berkman Klein Center and the MIT Media Lab launched the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence… More

AI: Educational Activities

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

Berklett Cybersecurity

The Berklett Cybersecurity project is a unique forum for discussing true and important, and often novel, facts, and… 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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May 21, 2019

Ghost Work

How services delivered by companies like Amazon, Google, Microsoft, and Uber can only function smoothly thanks to the… More

VIDEO & PODCAST: Are the algorithms that surface and rank your resume for job recruiters biased with respect to gender? More

The social media have been accused of contributing to everything from terrorism to genocide. They have also been the… More

May 14, 2019

Everyday Chaos

VIDEO & PODCAST: In his new book, Everyday Chaos, David Weinberger points to accepted ways we work on the Internet that… More