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Al Jazeera

Data collection is not the solution for Europe's racism problem

Structural racism can be combatted only if there is political will, not more data.

Jul 29, 2020
MIT Technology Review

Why Congress should look at Twitter and Facebook

“We cannot build a healthy democracy on top of an ailing communication system”

Jul 27, 2020
New Books in Technology

Interview: Design Justice

Sasha Costanza-Chock discusses their book Design Justice on New Books in Technology

Jul 27, 2020
Lawfare

Twitter Brings Down the Banhammer on QAnon

Twitter’s QAnon response underlines “how powerful and unaccountable” companies are, evelyn douek says.

Jul 24, 2020
Slate

Twitter Finally Cracked Down on QAnon—but There’s a Catch

evelyn douek discusses Twitter’s recent plans to mitigate QAnon with Slate

Jul 24, 2020
HuffPost

Europe Proves Contact-Tracing Apps Aren’t A Coronavirus Cure-All

Bruce Schneier shares skepticism of contact tracing apps

Jul 23, 2020
Scientific American
Ted

The new invisible workforce

"We are living through the tech-enabled unraveling of full-time employment itself”

Jul 21, 2020

Featured Projects

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Lumen

Lumen

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

AI: Educational Activities

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

Internet Monitor

Internet Monitor's aim is to evaluate, describe, and summarize the means, mechanisms, and extent of Internet content… 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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Data Alliances
Jul 23, 2020

Data Alliances

Christo Wilson and Rebecca Weiss present the state of online measurement platforms as they exist today, why they are… More

Contact Tracing and Technology: A Deep Dive

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

[Virtual] The Pandemic As a Portal

Video & Podcast: Three projects dedicated to capturing and documenting the new possible will talk about their… More

[Virtual] Data and COVID-19

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation More