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In her new book "Memes to Movements," An Xiao Mina explores how people from a historically overlooked nation such as Uganda are able to drive the conversation on issues in…
An Xiao Mina
During confirmation hearings AG nominee William Barr is asked how private social media platform's could explicitly attempt to sway an election, and whether there are any remedies…
This app uses US Census Data and a linguistic algorithm to "Americanize" submitted names, and provoke thought about how names and identities are considered in society
A Speculative Sprint Story Collection
This new publication from the Digital Asia Hub collects the outputs of a two-day speculative fiction–writing workshop held in December 2018
Shaping the New Economy in the Fourth Industrial Revolution
Questions are emerging regarding the adequacy of our current economic policies and practices, the social contract between citizens, businesses and governments and the metrics used…
In her new book “Thick: And Other Essays," Berkman Klein Faculty Associate Tressie McMillan Cottom tackles topics ranging from poverty, to race, to healthcare.
Tressie McMillan Cottom
Simulating algorithmic risk assessments at pretrial
A legal education simulation puts students in the role of a county judge at a bail hearing, and prompts them to detain or release individual defendants pending trial.
How ethics embeds in technology
Machine-learning algorithms watch hackers’ behavior and adapt to their evolving tactics.
A profile of "Data Cowboy" Ram Shankar Siva Kumar, who trains security algorithms
Ram Shankar Siva Kumar
“We increasingly see every problem as a technology-related problem, so the solution is more technology”
AirBnB may be exempt from a local ordinance regulating local short-term rentals by way of the Communications Decency Act
“It’s worse than the tax code. The copyright term is way too long now.”
Chinmayi Arun's work on law and technology in India earned her a place on Salil Tripathi's list of 36 brilliant Indian women for The Print
Three Pathways Forward
Data protection standards alone aren’t enough to make social media companies accountable
Under fire for stirring up distrust and violence, the social network has vowed to police its users. But leaked documents raise serious questions about its approach.
Allister Chang, Executive Director, Libraries Without Borders and Berkman Klein Fellow is named one of the International Literacy Association's "30 Under 30."
Vivek Krishnamurthy discusses the complex challenges of the human rights movement in the face of emerging technology and artificial intelligence.
Ruth Okediji, Smith professor of law, traces her enthusiasm for intellectual-property law to a childhood love of literature and storytelling.
Ruth L. Okediji
A survey of existing legal remedies for attacks that have been demonstrated on machine learning systems, and suggests some potential areas of exploration for machine learning…
Professor Samer Hassan explores how blockchain has the potential to help sharing economy projects to overcome several challenges they face at infrastructure, governance and…
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