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An excerpt from Memes to Movements: How the World’s Most Viral Media Is Changing Social Protest and Power
An Xiao Mina
How ethics embeds in technology
Machine-learning algorithms watch hackers’ behavior and adapt to their evolving tactics.
A profile of "Data Cowboy" Ram Shankar Siva Kumar, who trains security algorithms
Ram Shankar Siva Kumar
“We increasingly see every problem as a technology-related problem, so the solution is more technology”
AirBnB may be exempt from a local ordinance regulating local short-term rentals by way of the Communications Decency Act
“It’s worse than the tax code. The copyright term is way too long now.”
Chinmayi Arun's work on law and technology in India earned her a place on Salil Tripathi's list of 36 brilliant Indian women for The Print
Three Pathways Forward
Data protection standards alone aren’t enough to make social media companies accountable
Under fire for stirring up distrust and violence, the social network has vowed to police its users. But leaked documents raise serious questions about its approach.
Allister Chang, Executive Director, Libraries Without Borders and Berkman Klein Fellow is named one of the International Literacy Association's "30 Under 30."
"Artificial Senses," a piece by Kim Albrecht of the metaLAB project, is honored as one of the best visualizations of the year at the 2018 Kantar Information is Beautiful Awards.
Vivek Krishnamurthy discusses the complex challenges of the human rights movement in the face of emerging technology and artificial intelligence.
Ruth Okediji, Smith professor of law, traces her enthusiasm for intellectual-property law to a childhood love of literature and storytelling.
Ruth L. Okediji
A survey of existing legal remedies for attacks that have been demonstrated on machine learning systems, and suggests some potential areas of exploration for machine learning…
Professor Samer Hassan explores how blockchain has the potential to help sharing economy projects to overcome several challenges they face at infrastructure, governance and…
Woke Gaming seeks to push readers to recognize persistent inequalities, as well as those who struggle for change within both our virtual worlds and in our everyday communities.
"US lawmakers need to embrace a different approach to Internet privacy based around the concept of trust, rather than the failed concepts of notice and choice."
A once-unified online world has broken into new warring states.
"Digitalpolitik," is an emerging tactical playbook for how governments use their political, regulatory, military, and commercial powers to project influence in global, digital…
Shenzhen flooded the world with cheap gadgets. Can it now become what Silicon Valley never did — a global hub of innovation, entrepreneurship, and manufacturing?
The few companies that control our digital public sphere—Facebook, Google, and Twitter—are all driven by the same fundamental business model, and it has only grown more pernicious…
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