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The Texas Observer


Petra Molnar discusses her new book and experience traveling around the world investigating the use of technology in migration management.

Jul 11, 2024
The Berkman Klein Center Collection

Fellows Spotlight: Johanna Wild, Investigative Journalist

Sam Hinds interviews Johanna Wild on the benefits and risks of using novel open source intelligence (OSINT) tools to enable a broader, more transparent global knowledge base.

Jul 11, 2024
Tech Policy Press

Biden Cannot Protect Privacy or Defend Democracy by Expanding Surveillance Powers

Isadora Borges Monroy writes about the tension between expanding surveillance and protecting democracy.

Jul 3, 2024

Lawfare Daily: Anupam Chander, Kyle Langvhardt, and Alan Rozenshtein on the Supreme Court's Decision in Moody v. NetChoice

Anupam Chander discusses the SCOTUS NetChoice rulings and the ramifications of the opinions.

Jul 3, 2024
Tech Policy Press

Will Social Media Companies Ever Stop Platforming Extreme Anti-Trans Hate and Lies?

Amidst escalating online scapegoating, offline attacks are rising, writes Alejandra Caraballo.

Jun 27, 2024
e-flux Journal

The Hacking of Culture and the Creation of Socio-Technical Debt

Bruce Schneier co-writes that the increased prominance of data and algorithms have shifted power and culture from nations to corporations. 

Jun 27, 2024
Harvard Magazine

Mechanical Intelligence and Counterfeit Humanity

Harry R. Lewis crafts a view of the future of AI and humanity by reflecting on the past six decades of computer advancement.

Jun 27, 2024
Prospect Magazine

Are there any humans left on the internet?

Ethan Zuckerman writes about the relationship between human-generated content and AI models on the internet.

Jun 24, 2024

Seiji Isotani elected president of the International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society

BKC Faculty Associate Seiji Isotani has been elected president of the International Artificial Intelligence in Education Society (IAIED).

Jun 24, 2024
Harvard Business Review

How Micro-Choices and Games Motivate Gig Workers

Lindsey Cameron writes about gig workers' agency.

Jun 21, 2024
Yale Journal of Law and Technology

Two AI Truths and a Lie

Woodrow Hartzog argues "if lawmakers do not address the dynamics of dangerous extraction, harmful normalization, and adversarial self-dealing, then AI systems will likely be used…

Jun 20, 2024

Global AI Regulation: Protecting Rights; Leveraging Collaboration

Policy experts from Africa, Europe, Latin America, and North America outlined next steps for global AI regimes and networked capacity building

BKC Senior Director of Programs and Strategy Lis Sylvan and former BKC Research Assistant Niharika Vattikonda summarize the Global Network of Internet and Society Research Center…

Jun 13, 2024
Yale University Press

Loneliness and Screens: Causes and Consequences

Jeffrey Hall writes about the loneliness epidemic and how to address its core.

Jun 7, 2024
Initiative for Digital Public Infrastructure at UMass Amherst

Reframing Digital Safety with Diana Freed: For Survivors and Youth, The Biggest Threats Come From Everyday Tech

Diana Freed sits down with Ethan Zuckerman to talk about digital safety for young people and survivors of intimate partner violence.

May 29, 2024

TikTok offered an extraordinary deal. The U.S. government took a pass.

Anupam Chander provides expert commentary and analysis to Drew Harwell regarding the possible TikTok ban.

May 29, 2024
Tech Policy Press

More Questions Than Flags: Reality Check on DSA’s Trusted Flaggers

Dylan Moses and Elodie Vialle react to the DSA's 100 days.

May 28, 2024
Belfer Center for International Affairs

Seeing Like a Data Structure

Bruce Schneier writes about data and technology in human society.

May 23, 2024
Harvard Magazine

Harvard Professor Bruce Schneier on AI Regulation and Data Protection Policies

Bruce Schneier speaks on the impact of AI on cybersecurity, democracy, and privacy

May 23, 2024
The Boston Globe

ChatGPT is at odds with what education is for

Jane Rosenzweig writes on the tension between OpenAI's goal of reducing friction through AI and the importance of friction in education.

May 22, 2024