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MIT Technology Review

Can you make AI fairer than a judge?

Mutale Nkonde contributed to courtroom algorithm game from MIT Tech Review

Oct 17, 2019
The New York Times

High Schools to TikTok: We’re Catching Feelings

Taylor Lorenz writes about the increasing prevalence of TikTok clubs at high schools around the US

Oct 17, 2019
The New York Times

What Happens When Employers Can Read Your Facial Expressions?

The benefits do not come close to outweighing the risks, writes Woodrow Hartzog

Oct 17, 2019

Facebook’s new Oversight Board is a step forward – but it can’t help Kashmiris

If Facebook decides incorrectly that local laws in India require it to silence Kashmiri calls for self-determination,…

Oct 17, 2019
Harvard Law Today

Innovation, Justice and Globalization

From patent law to the challenges facing the digital commons, leading academics and policymakers from around the…

Oct 17, 2019

Establishing a Commission in MA re: Use of AI in State Government

Testimony shared with the Joint Committee on State Administration and Regulatory Oversight of the Massachusetts…

Oct 15, 2019

Is Libra Dead?

Elizabeth Renieris says that might be the wrong question to ask

Oct 15, 2019

Guns on social media: complex interpretations of gun images posted by Chicago youth

“How should we interpret gun images on social media?” Desmond Patton asks

Oct 15, 2019

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AI: Autonomous Vehicles

As vehicles become more automated vehicles, we consider potential impacts on labor, questions about governance, bias,… More

AI: Algorithms and Justice

The use of algorithms in the judiciary has already raised significant questions about bias and fairness, and looking… More

AI: Media and Information Quality

As autonomous systems play an increasing role in selecting the content we see online, questions arise about AI's… More

AI: Global Governance and Inclusion

In a world challenged by growing domestic and international inequalities, policymakers face hard problems and difficult… 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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Julie Cohen explores the relationships between legal institutions and political and economic transformation. More

How and why adults should not (or should) share information about kids and teens through digital technologies More

Martin Garbus discusses his most challenging case: representing five Cuban spies marooned in the U.S. prison system. More

Justice Hanan Melcer of Israel's Supreme Court will speak about managing two election cycles in Israel More