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Singapore Management University

SMU Leverages Multi-Disciplinary Expertise, Launches Centre for AI and Data Governance

In this announcement, Singapore Management University announces the Centre for AI and Data Governance.

Monday, Sep 24, 2018
The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Initiative

AI Initiative Incubates The Markup, a New Investigative Journalism Venture Focused on Revealing the Societal Impact of Technology

The Markup, a nonprofit journalism outlet for providing independent analysis of how technology is changing the news ecosystem, officially launched last week.

Sunday, Sep 23, 2018

Sticks and Stones

Freedom of Speech in Europe and the U.S.

"The First Amendment is rather unique. Free speech is widely protected with very few exceptions."

Friday, Sep 21, 2018
Harvard Law Today

Big questions raised by big data

Berkman Klein Executive Director Urs Gasser, spoke about the legal and ethical risks and implications of using big data for health at the book launch for Big Data, Health Law, and…

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018

Tech Leadership in an Era of Digital (Mis)Trust

New policies aim to protect the privacy and security of personal data. How can trust be strengthened in the digital economy?

Thursday, Sep 20, 2018
Harvard Law Today

The politics of Facebook and what to do about it

In this article, Carolyn Schmitt shares more on Berkman Klein Center Luncheon Series, Antisocial Media, led by Siva Vaidhyanathan.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018
Harvard Business Review

Platforms Should Become Information Fiduciaries

Internet companies need "information fiduciaries" to ensure that the consumer's best interest is kept at heart.

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2018

Just Say No to ‘Just Say No’

Berkman Klein Affiliate Mariel García-Montes publishes main findings and takeaways from her graduate thesis on approaches to youth privacy online in this Medium post.

Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

When Art Created by Artificial Intelligence Sells, Who Gets Paid?

Jessica Fjeld, assistant director of the Cyberlaw Clinic at Harvard Law School, lends insight into the discussion of AI-created art.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018
Miami Herald

City attorney sues blogger for libel. Is it ‘a threat designed to silence?’

In this article by Sarah Blaskey centered around litigation in the blogosphere, Kendra Albert provides context on the larger legal landscape.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018
Pair Code

Playing with AI Fairness

In this post, David Weinberger explores artificial intelligence and the concept of fairness.

Monday, Sep 17, 2018

The Internet, AI and keeping Marketing Human

"We're all so aware of AI's tremendous power as a tool for manipulating customers and citizens that there are official calls to make AI dumber"

Thursday, Sep 13, 2018

Algorithms at Work

Productivity Monitoring Platforms and Wearable Technology as the New Data-Centric Research Agenda for Employment and Labor Law

In Algorithms at Work: Productivity Monitoring Platforms and Wearable Technology as the New Data…

Monday, Sep 10, 2018
The Atlantic

How Misinfodemics Spread Disease

In this piece for The Atlantic, Natalie Gyenes and An Xiao Mina write, "Researchers are finding more and more that online misinformation fuels the spread of diseases such as tooth…

Thursday, Aug 30, 2018

Ethics in Computing, from Academia to Industry

Considerations of ethics, social responsibility, and long-term impacts of software industry products

Wednesday, Aug 29, 2018
Common Dreams

Facebook Will Fail to Solve #FakeNews

Zuckerberg needs to step back for his company to succeed

"Facebook’s responsibilities go beyond those of any other digital platform, and yet people seem to believe it fails to cope with these responsibilities"

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
Cyberlaw Clinic

Cyberlaw Clinic Supports Engine Advocacy in Challenge to Net Neutrality Rollback

In this piece, The Cyberlaw Clinic outlines action on a recent amicus brief.

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
Consumer Reports

Warning Kids About Digital Privacy Doesn't Work. Here's What Does.

Sandra Cortesi, director of the Youth and Media project and fellow at BKC, is quoted in this Consumer Reports article on tips for talking to children about digital privacy.

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018
The New Yorker

A New Book Details the Damage Done by the Right-Wing Media in 2016

Harvard authors connect American politics, media, and technology in "a provocative new book"

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018

Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age

Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age "examines the fundamental question of how legislators and other rule-makers should handle remembering and forgetting information …

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018