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Twitter Finally Cracked Down on QAnon—but There’s a Catch

evelyn douek discusses Twitter’s recent plans to mitigate QAnon with Slate

Jul 24, 2020

Europe Proves Contact-Tracing Apps Aren’t A Coronavirus Cure-All

Bruce Schneier shares skepticism of contact tracing apps

Jul 23, 2020
Scientific American

Contact Tracing, a Key Way to Slow COVID-19, Is Badly Underused by the U.S.

Mary Gray speaks with Scientific American

Jul 22, 2020

The new invisible workforce

"We are living through the tech-enabled unraveling of full-time employment itself”

Jul 21, 2020

What Did People Use Before Google to Search the Web?

Ethan Zuckerman discusses web search before Google with Gizmodo

Jul 20, 2020
Scientific American

A Nixon Deepfake, a 'Moon Disaster' Speech and an Information Ecosystem at Risk

Jonathan Zittrain, Danielle Citron, and Joan Donovan provide expert commentary

Jul 20, 2020
Tech Won't Save Us

The Global South Holds a Better Future of Tech

Juan Ortiz Freuler joins “Tech Won’t Save Us” podcast

Jul 18, 2020
The Atlantic

The Twitter Hacks Have to Stop

Bruce Schneier explains the recent Twitter hack

Jul 18, 2020

What's College Without A Campus?

Tressie McMillan Cottom on the state of higher education

Jul 17, 2020

Don’t Give Up on Your Digital Privacy Yet

A federal data privacy law is still important, argues Dipayan Ghosh

Jul 17, 2020
Museum of the Moving Image

Surveillance of Black Lives

Apryl Williams, Mutale Nkonde, and Allissa V. Richardson speak at event

Jul 16, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

On Platforms and Power

Elizabeth Renieris on social media platforms, their leaders, and democracy

Jul 16, 2020

‘Marielle’s legacy will not die’

A review of Leonard Cortana’s short documentary

Jul 15, 2020

Living on in death

A review of Leonard Cortana’s short documentary 'Marielle’s Legacy Will Not Die'

Jul 15, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

Legal Risks of Adversarial Machine Learning Research

Studying or testing the security of any operational system potentially runs afoul of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

Jul 15, 2020
The Guardian

'Too big to fail': why even a historic ad boycott won’t change Facebook

Susan Benesch talks to The Guardian

Jul 11, 2020

How Can Restorative Justice Create A More Equitable Legal System?

Martha Minow discusses restorative justice on NPR

Jul 10, 2020
BKC Medium Collection

The GDPR at Two — Global Floor or Global Ceiling?

Elizabeth Renieris on the impact of GDPR on the global data protection landscape

Jul 9, 2020