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The Verdict, the Video, and the Unreasonable Burden of Proof

Allissa Richardson joins Slate’s Amicus podcast

Apr 24, 2021
The Atlantic

What Facebook Did for Chauvin’s Trial Should Happen All the Time

evelyn douek says that if Facebook can discourage hate speech and incitements to violence on a special occasion, it can do so all the time.

Apr 21, 2021

We have enough proof

Allissa Richardson argues against sharing videos of violent police encounters in an op-ed for Vox.

Apr 21, 2021
Educause Review

Supporting Digital Service-Learning through Campus Collaboration

Lance Eaton and colleague Danielle Leek publish an essay on digital service-learning

Apr 21, 2021

Blockchain for Social Good: A Field in Expansion

Samer Hassan provides an overview of P2P Models’ involvement in a recent EU report

Apr 21, 2021
Amanpour and Company

From Plato to Present: Tracing the Roots of American Justice

Danielle Allen joins Amanpour and Company to discuss American Justice.

Apr 21, 2021

Here's why one journalism professor argues graphic video of Black deaths shouldn't be broadcast

Dr. Allissa Richardson spoke with WUSA9 about having Black deaths aired on TV

Apr 21, 2021

What are NFTs (and Why Should We Care)?

Jonathan Zittrain discusses the future of NFTs with KQED.

Apr 20, 2021
Internet Policy Review

Decentralized Autonomous Organization

Samer Hassan and Primavera De Filippi attempt to clarify "What is a Decentralized Autonomous Organization"

Apr 20, 2021

Hackers Used to Be Humans. Soon, AIs Will Hack Humanity

Bruce Schneier says that AIs will grant our wishes, and then hack them, exploiting our social, political, and economic systems

Apr 19, 2021
BKC Medium Collection

Between Games and Apocalyptic Robots

Tom Zick considers the near-term societal risks of reinforcement learning

Apr 16, 2021

Decolonial Humanitarian Digital Governance

Aarathi Krishnan reflects on her fellowships at BKC and the Carr Center

Apr 15, 2021
The Belfer Center

The Coming AI Hackers

Paper from Bruce Schneier explores the implications of AI hackers

Apr 15, 2021
Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University

Platform Accountability Through Digital “Poison Cabinets”

Preserving records of what user content is taken down—and why—could make platforms more accountable and transparent

Apr 13, 2021
BKC Medium Collection

What happened with digital rights in Africa in Q1 2021?

Tunde Okunoye shares an overview of developments in digital rights in Africa for the BKC Medium Collection.

Apr 12, 2021
Council on Foreign Relations

Technology and Youth Represent Nigeria’s Path Out of the Woods

Tunde Okunoye discusses the roles of Nigerian youth and technology in a post for the Council on Foreign Relations.

Apr 12, 2021
The Conversation

South African case study sheds light on how vaccine manufacturing can be developed

Padmashree Gehl Sampath and her co-author provide an overview of a case study on financing and manufacturing the COVID-19 vaccine

Apr 11, 2021

Inside QAnon

Joan Donovan discusses QAnon with CNN.

Apr 10, 2021

Trump faces a narrow path to victory against Facebook suspension

evelyn douek comments on the Facebook Oversight Board

Apr 9, 2021