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Policy-palooza: How Congress, state and local governments can stabilize local news

Hilary Ross comments on how government may be able to help the state of local news. 

Jul 20, 2021
Harvard Law School

Design for Democratic Discourse

Jonathan Zittrain and Deb Roy will teach a seminar on the design of digital media at Harvard Law School in Fall 2021.

Jul 19, 2021
Hello World

President Biden’s Executive Order on Big Tech

Woodrow Hartzog has a conversation about the impact of President Biden's new executive order. 

Jul 17, 2021
WIRED Middle East

Inside the bizarre, billionaires’ world of NFTs

Will Marks explains why NFTs are so appealing — and so confusing — to many internet users.

Jul 14, 2021
Day One Project

Expanding the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to Fund Local News

Hilary Ross calls for the expansion of public media to combat disinformation.

Jul 9, 2021
Lawfare

The Lawfare Podcast: Can America Save the News?

Martha Minow and evelyn douek share how the decline of local news hurts democracy.

Jul 8, 2021
Mic

Are your dating preferences racist?

Apryl Williams shares the ways in which race underlies much of online life.

Jul 1, 2021
The Atlantic

The Internet Is Rotting

Jonathan Zittrain shares the ways humanity’s knowledge can change or disappear without warning on the Internet

Jun 30, 2021
Harvard Negotiation & Mediation Clinical Program

Convergence, Episode 4: Jess Fjeld

Jessica Fjeld describes the increasing relevance of AI in our lives and reflects on the importance of self-compassion.

Jun 28, 2021
News@Northeastern

Who is at fault when systems powered by AI put humans in danger?

Woodrow Hartzog shares his "theory of fault" for autonomous system failures

Jun 24, 2021
Rest of World

3 Minutes with Julie Owono

Julie Owono shares challenges of maintaining freedom of expression on the internet.

Jun 23, 2021
MIT Sloan Management Review

Starting Now On Technology Ethics: Elizabeth Renieris

Elizabeth Renieris is interviewed about her work in AI ethics.

Jun 22, 2021
La Nacion

Crisis y renacimiento: la nueva explosión cámbrica de la economía de la creatividad

Micaela Mantegna comments on NFTs and the economy of the "Metaverse."

Jun 20, 2021
The Blockchain Socialist

Decentralizing Power and Value with P2P Models

Samer Hassan shows how blockchain technology can create collaborative economies.

Jun 20, 2021

Towards more interoperable ‘smart’ home devices

Jonathan Zittrain testifies before a Senate subcommittee about the Internet of Things.

Jun 16, 2021
Harvard Magazine

Can Disinformation Be Stopped?

Joan Donavan and Yochai Benkler share insights on the causes and effects of disinformation

Jun 16, 2021
SSRN

Deplatforming the far-right: An analysis of YouTube and BitChute

Jonas Kaiser and colleague evaluate the impact of deplatforming

Jun 15, 2021
Insider

'Every smile you fake' — an AI emotion-recognition system can assess how 'happy' China's workers are in the office

Sandra Wachter weighs in on the ethical implications of a computer tracking workers’ emotions.

Jun 15, 2021
Slate

The False Comfort of Human Oversight as an Antidote to A.I. Harm

Ben Green opines that people may put too much faith in human oversight of AI.

Jun 15, 2021
Harvard Law Bulletin

Oh, what a tangled web we weave

The Harvard Law Bulletin showcases work from members of the Berkman Klein community on mis- and disinformation and the Center’s projects and programs that produce it.

Jun 14, 2021