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Sex trouble: Sex/gender slippage, sex confusion, and sex obsession in machine learning using electronic health records

Kendra Albert writes about how researchers should handle sex/gender variables in…

Aug 12, 2022
ABC News

Snapchat safety features for parents announced

BKC Faculty Associate Sameer Hinduja speaks about the new Snapchat safety…

Aug 9, 2022
The Washington Post

GOP reacts to Trump search with threats and comparisons to ‘Gestapo’

Susan Benesch, faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet &…

Aug 9, 2022
CoinDesk

As Interest Rates Rise, a Silent Vampire Attack on Crypto

BKC affiliate Patrick Murck writes about <…

Aug 8, 2022
University of Florida Journal of Law & Public Policy

Bomb Body Politics: On the TSA's Algorithmic Policing of Gender

"Long before FAccT or ProPublica’s COMPAS reporting or Andrew Ferguson's book, the Department of Homeland Security…

Jul 27, 2022
Scientific American

Data Vu: Why Breaches Involve the Same Stories Again and Again

BKC Faculty Associate Woodrow Hartzog writes about the repetitive mistakes made…

Jul 26, 2022
Crime, Media, Culture: An International Journal

Surveillance does not equal safety: Police, data and consent on dating apps

“As dating apps continue to receive pressure from civil society, media and…

Jul 10, 2022

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Hosted by the Directorate of International Law of the Swiss Federal Department of Foreign Affairs, in collaboration…

The Tech That Comes Next: How Changemakers, Philanthropists, and Technologists Can Build an Equitable World

Afua Bruce discusses her and Amy Sample Ward's "The Tech That Comes Next" with Sue Hendrickson and Amritha Jayanti.

Living by Protocol
May 17, 2022

Living by Protocol

May 17-July 3. Living by Protocol queries the reflections of artists on, with, and by social media. The nine grid…

The Tower and the Park: Structural Misalignments of Social Media

Joanne Cheung will discuss “Real Estate Politik: Democracy and the Financialization of Social Networks"...

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Cyberlaw Clinic

Harvard Law School's Cyberlaw Clinic provides high-quality, pro-bono legal services to clients on issues relating to…

BKC Policy Practice: Artificial Intelligence

The BKC Policy Practice on Artificial Intelligence (BKC PP: AI) is a public interest-oriented program that helps…

The Institute for Rebooting Social Media

The Institute for Rebooting Social Media is a three-year "pop-up" initiative that will address the biggest questions in…

Fellowship Program

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society welcomes an interdisciplinary and diverse community of academics and…

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Research Sprint on Takedowns and Transparency with Lumen

Sprint participants worked with members of the Lumen Database team and Berkman Klein Center staff, as well as outside…

Youth and Media

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

metaLAB (at) Harvard

Explores the digital arts and humanities through research, teaching, publications, and exhibitions

Lumen

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