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Humorist, illustrator, and BKC affiliate Jonny Sun is creating Paper Lanterns, a live-action/animation hybrid feature that just got picked up by Fox Family.
BKC Fellow Alvand Salehi makes the 2018 list of Apolitical's 100 Future Leaders: The World’s Most Influential Young People in Government.
Artificial intelligence was born of organisational decision-making and state power; it needs human ethics
“I think it’s important to understand photos on social media as not just documentation, but also a mode of discourse.”
An Xiao Mina
Watch these experts help explain “Misinformation” in 2018
Drawing the Line at Knowing Collaboration with a Foreign Intelligence Agency
The inadvertent disclosure of the likely existence of a sealed indictment against Julian Assange raises the question of what the constitutional implications of such an indictment…
The Kremlin has been focused on undermining trust in American democracy and elections, but Donald Trump and the Republicans have done it better than Russia ever could.
‘Laughing Room,’ metaLab researcher’s installation, turns a visit to the library into a sitcom-like experience — only deeper
How Black and Latino Youth Navigate Digital Inequality
Andres Lombana-Bermudez contributes to a new book about how black and Latino youth learn, create, and collaborate online.
How surveillance hurts our democratic values
BKC affliate Paola Villareal wins the Inovators Under 35 Latam award for a tool that reversed 20,000 sentences based on discriminatory arrests
The same fake news techniques that benefit autocracies by making everyone unsure about political alternatives undermine democracies by making people question the common political…
Vasilis Kostakis describes sustainable, commons-based design and manufacture in prosthetics & in agricultural machinery for small farms.
There’s a special room dedicated to women in computing. Yelton posted a selfie of herself in the room, posting: “Yes, I am totally taking a selfie in this particular exhibit.”
We used to worry about filter bubbles, which accidentally trap users in a certain sphere of information. In the era of social networks, the bubble has expanded.
Devices give access to those willing to pay up
David O’Brien on tools used by law enforcement to crack into suspects' personal digital devices
Yochai Benkler argues that the mainstream media is our best hope for tempering the radical right.
How the anonymous messaging platform Kik should approach safety for its young audience
Mariel Garcia Montes
Jonathan Zittrain says the chances that the Internet will be a engine for positivity are lower than they were ten years ago
The Twitter celebrity's Laughing Room features a laugh track powered by artificial intelligence
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