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How collaborative society has come to the rescue where late capitalism has failed.
Yochai Benkler discusses why Trump’s loyalists benefited from having told people not to believe what they were hearing.
The BKC fellow discusses cryptography with The Politic
Despite numerous predictions by industry analysts that “self-sovereign identity” (or “SSI”) would be a key trend by now, in reality there is still limited adoption outside of…
evelyn douek discusses content moderation and COVID-19
With many offices and schools now closed, people are seeking out human connection using the same online tools that have been widely criticized for fostering digital addiction and…
Rob Faris discusses the “politicization of public health”
David Weinberger discusses potential outcomes of the shift to remote work
Elizabeth Renieris considers the European Commission's recent communications regarding a universally accepted public electronic identity (eID)
evelyn douek on changes to content moderation on social media platforms as a result of the pandemic
More than 150 academics, scholars and tenured faculty from colleges across the country have signed an open letter that names and shames colleges for using facial recognition…
Danielle Citron discusses misinformation about COVID-19
Racist incidents are increasing while Trump promotes racism by calling coronavirus ‘the Chinese virus’
BKC affiliate Elettra Bietti and Jennifer Cobbe argue that governments should strengthen the social safety net, not technology companies.
Facing the prospect that hoaxes or misinformation could worsen a global pandemic, tech platforms are taking control of the information ecosystem like never before.
America’s coronavirus response failed because we didn’t understand the complexity of the problem.
In Covid-19’s wake, uncertainty about the emerging outbreak has propagated mis- and disinformation across the internet. BKC's Hal Roberts weighs in.
Applying core international human rights principles to coronavirus-related privacy interferences
BKC fellow Baobao Zhang appeared in the PBS documentary series "Great Decisions" on the possibilities and dangers of AI
BKC’s Dariusz Jemielniak on how "we can unite, rise up to the challenge and return stronger" despite the destruction caused by the pandemic
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