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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

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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
Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University

Platform Accountability Through Digital “Poison Cabinets”

Preserving records of what user content is taken down—and why—could make platforms more accountable and transparent

Apr 13, 2021
BKC Medium Collection

What happened with digital rights in Africa in Q1 2021?

Tunde Okunoye shares an overview of developments in digital rights in Africa for the BKC Medium Collection.

Apr 12, 2021
Council on Foreign Relations

Technology and Youth Represent Nigeria’s Path Out of the Woods

Tunde Okunoye discusses the roles of Nigerian youth and technology in a post for the Council on Foreign Relations.

Apr 12, 2021
The Conversation

South African case study sheds light on how vaccine manufacturing can be developed

Padmashree Gehl Sampath and her co-author provide an overview of a case study on financing and manufacturing the COVID…

Apr 11, 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…

Decoding Stigma: Designing for Sex Worker Liberatory Futures

Video & Podcast: A panel discussion about what the Internet might look like if it was designed by sex workers and how…

Featured Programs

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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.

Featured Projects

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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…