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Urs Gasser returns to BKC for a book launch on "Guardrails" about decision governance.

The Applied Social Media Lab (ASML), in partnership with Harvard’s Institute for Rebooting Social Media (RSM) at the…

Research sprint re-imagines new and trustworthy data systems in Boston


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A year of 'wins' for Asian American representation in movies and TV

BKC Affiliate Jenny Korn discusses the focus on the intersectional identities of Asians in media from last year.

Mar 1, 2024
Harvard Magazine

Facebook’s Failures

BKC Graduate Student Fellow Dylan Moses joins Jeff Horwitz and Latanya Sweeney to discuss Horwitz's book, Broken Code:…

Mar 1, 2024
Harvard Law Today

Gauge against the machine

BKC Affiliate Maroussia Lévesque facilitated a conversation between Justice Rosalie Silberman Abella and BKC Director…

Feb 29, 2024
CHI '24

Air/time Travel: Rethinking Appropriation in Global HCI and Futures of Electronic Exchange

BKC Affiliate Daniel Mwesigwa and Christopher Csíkszentmíhalyi reexamine appropriation in Human-Computer Interaction.

Feb 29, 2024
The Ash Center

Can We Talk? An Argument for More Dialogues in Academia

BKC Employee Fellow Manon Revel argues that more communication is key to facing the world's toughest issues.

Feb 29, 2024
The World

Chile pulls approval for giant Google data center

BKC Fellow Lauren Bridges discusses a Chilean environmental court's decision to suspend the approval for Google to…

Feb 28, 2024

How the “Frontier” Became the Slogan of Uncontrolled AI

BKC Affiliates Nathan Sanders and Bruce Schneier argue that big tech uses the conception of AI as a new "frontier" to…

Feb 27, 2024

Building a Cyber Insurance Backstop Is Harder Than It Sounds

BKC Affiliate Bruce Schneier and Josephine Wolff describe the difficulties of forming a government back cybersecurity…

Feb 26, 2024

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Social Media and Well-Being in Context

The purpose of this discussion is to identify what we know and don’t know about how context influences the way social…

A Contractual Approach to Social Media Governance

Gilad Mills discusses his work on social media governance with Martha Minow...

Moderating AI and Moderating with AI

RSM welcomes Dave Willner for a talk on the promises and perils that foundation models present for the field of content…

Moderating Model Marketplaces

Robert Gorwa and Michael Veale discuss their research into the governance questions raised by the moderation of model…

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Research Sprints

The BKC Research Sprints are a series of educational programs that bring together emerging scholars from around the…

Applied Social Media Lab

A new home for technologists and practitioners to reimagine, rebuild, and reboot social media to serve the public good…

Fellowship Program

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

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…

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Co-Designing Generative Futures

As generative AI technologies have advanced, so too has their potential to transform how people worldwide create, think…

Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers

A collaborative initiative focused on interdisciplinary research on the development, social impact, policy implications…

metaLAB (at) Harvard

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


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