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It's not just bad storytelling—it’s because the storytelling style changed from sociological to psychological
Gretchen Greene lends insight into the adoption of facial recognition technology in police departments across the U.S.
A Case Study of Trackers on the Internet
Ad tracking services are disturbingly effective.
Yochai Benkler shares concerns about industry’s influence on AI governance and research
How the vast amount of data collected from refugees is gathered, stored and shared today
10 steps to protect Human Rights
Nani Jansen Reventlow
Tech companies often fail to tell users how their data will be employed. Sometimes, the firms can’t even anticipate it themselves.
Envelopes are one of those banal objects of everyday life we seldom think much about. They are, however, an ancient — and at one time controversial — privacy technology.
Does social media affect democracy the same way across the world, or do social platforms have different effects in different nations?
Elettra Bietti on User-Dignity and Capture in the Platform Economy
Localization Lab founder and Berkman Klein fellow Dragana Kaurin talks about communication tools to protect refugees, journalists, and human rights activists.
The invisible labor that makes our technology run
Democracies rely on the free exchange of ideas and information, but that freedom can also be weaponized to erode democratic debate. How can democratic societies protect—and…
In a last lecture to the graduating classes of J.D.s and LL.M.s, the former HLS dean invokes "The Next Generation" to impart final words of wisdom
A diverse cohort of experts make up Assembly 2019 with a singular mission — tackling AI bias and collaborating on meaningful solutions.
Advances in robotics, hardware, and artificial intelligence have combined to make a new vision possible for how infrastructure maintenance and repair is carried out.
Billions of users interact with and download apps on major app stores on a daily basis. It is important for them to know why certain apps that they might have been using, or would…
There is a lot of hype about “smart cities,” but Ben Green argues the tools may have darker potential.
Technology companies are running a campaign to bend research and regulation for their benefit; society must fight back, says Yochai Benkler.
Millions of workers are doing on-demand work to keep the Internet running smoothly, and they are now fighting for similar rights that full-time employees won decades ago.
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