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We need a collaborative society more than ever

How collaborative society has come to the rescue where late capitalism has failed.

Apr 2, 2020
The New York Times

Alarm, Denial, Blame: The Pro-Trump Media’s Coronavirus Distortion

Yochai Benkler discusses why Trump’s loyalists benefited from having told people not to believe what they were hearing.

Apr 1, 2020
The Politic

An Interview with Bruce Schneier, Renowned Security Technologist

The BKC fellow discusses cryptography with The Politic

Apr 1, 2020
Women in Privacy

SSI? What we really need is full data portability

Despite numerous predictions by industry analysts that “self-sovereign identity” (or “SSI”) would be a key trend by now…

Mar 31, 2020
The Lawfare Podcast

Location, Location, Location. And the Virus.

evelyn douek discusses content moderation and COVID-19

Mar 30, 2020
The Globe and Mail

Silicon Valley gets used to its new role as digital saviour as coronavirus leaves millions isolated

With many offices and schools now closed, people are seeking out human connection using the same online tools that have…

Mar 27, 2020
The Washington Post

As Trump signals readiness to break with experts, his online base assails Fauci

Rob Faris discusses the “politicization of public health”

Mar 26, 2020
Atlanta Journal Constitution

Why coronavirus may be a watershed moment in this digital age

David Weinberger discusses potential outcomes of the shift to remote work

Mar 26, 2020

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