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Artificial intelligence and big data present new challenges to protecting our right to privacy both online and offline.
Seeking to unravel what is behind a change in public sentiment towards the internet, this series begins with intersecting dimensions in what is lazily often presented as ‘The…
Juan Ortiz Freuler
In this article, the authors propose suggestions to contribute to the development of guidelines which provide the strongest protections for data subjects.
A thought experiment under construction
How to think about A.I. through the lens of Jorge Luis Borges’ “The Lottery in Babylon”
This series published by Christian computer scientists J. Nathan Matias, Lydia Manikonda, Scott Hale, and Kenneth Arnold introduces questions for Christians about AI and its role…
J. Nathan Matias
To manage the risks and benefits of AI, we need to look beyond the fairness and accuracy of AI decisions.
As society entrusts our safety and well-being to AI systems like this one, how can we ensure that the outcomes are beneficial?
In the United States, the copyright law mechanism most likely to facilitate machine learning’s uses of protected data is the fair use doctrine. However, current fair use…
"A boy sits with his dog at the edge of a beautiful and serene lake. Under the blue sky, the far shore is visible, with a short wide beach and green woods behind it. The boy…
Jonathan Zittrain, faculty director of the Berkman Klein Center and Professor at Harvard Law School
Jonathan Zittrain discusses the role regulators and oversight groups might play as AI becomes more and more woven into the fabric of society
Malavika Jayaram of the Digital Asia Hub
Malavika Jayaram discusses the language we use to talk about Artificial Intelligence, and the impact of AI in Asia.
Barbara Grosz of the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard University
Barbara Grosz discusses how we are developing AI to complement, rather than displace, humanity
Kate Darling of the MIT Media Lab at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society
Kate Darling discusses how interacting with artificially intelligent human agents can have impacts on human behavioral development
danah boyd of Data & Society
danah boyd of Data & Society discusses how society could engage AI to reduce, rather than exacerbate, existing social challenges.
Chinmayi Arun of the Centre for Communication Governance at National Law University, Delhi
Chinmayi Arun discusses the challenges unchecked AI development could pose to civil liberties in Asia.
Beth Altringer of Harvard’s John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences & the Graduate School of Design
Beth Altringer discusses how to design AI systems with ethics in mind.
a winner of the 2011 Knight News Challenge
The Berkman Center is pleased to share some terrific news from our metaLAB (at) Harvard colleagues: Zeega is a winner of the 2011 Knight News Challenge! Zeega is an open-source…