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Upcoming Events

Apr 17, 2024 @ 12:30 PM

Global South, Geopolitics, and U.S, Europe, and China’s Competition to Influence Global AI Regulation

State of Play

This panel will discuss the evolving state of African AI governance and engagement...

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Apr 17, 2024 @ 10:00 AM

Boston’s Data Landscapes: Visualizing the Urban Experience

April 17, Research Sprint Students Present Boston-Based Data Visualizations at the Museum of Science, Boston

Join the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, in partnership with the Edgelands Institute and the Master of Arts in Design Engineering (MADE) program…

Apr 24, 2024 @ 12:39 PM

Harvard x Creators: Making Evidence-Based Public Health Information Viral

RSM Speaker Series

Amanda Yarnell and Kate Speer discuss the Center for Health Communication‘s efforts with Jeff Hall...

May 2, 2024 @ 9:30 AM

Platforms and the Right to Information

Hybrid Workshop, May 2

One-day workshop examining what the right to information should look like in relation to platforms and how it can be implemented in a manner that protects user privacy...

May 8, 2024 @ 12:30 PM

Information Foraging in a Social Media World

RSM Speaker Series

Carl Bergstrom explores social media's impact on the scale of human communication...

Past Events

Nov 9, 2023 @ 3:00 PM

The Young and the Influential

Labor Law Reform to Protect Kid-influencers

In a world where young people are the dominant users of social media, but still don’t have voting rights or positions of power to legislate reform, where do their rights to…

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Nov 8, 2023 @ 11:00 AM

mL Talks: Autographic Design - the matter of data

Virtual Book preview & Conversation with Dietmar Offenhuber & Lev Manovich

Join us for a conversation with Dietmar Offenhuber and Lev Manovich about Offenhuber’s forthcoming book Autographic Design - The Matter of Data in a Self-Inscribing World...

Nov 8, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Platforms, creators and the co-option of social justice narratives

(RSM Speaker Series)

  RSM welcomes Zoë Glatt for a conversation with Visiting Scholar David Craig about her current research on…

Nov 2, 2023 @ 3:30 PM

Event on the EU AI Act: Which Lessons for US AI Regulation?

Join the AI & Tech Policy Caucus at HKS for a conversation with EU AI Act Co-author Gabriele Mazzini, former Harvard Law School Dean Martha Minow, and Secretary-General of the…

Nov 1, 2023 @ 9:30 AM

Regulating AI: A Sisyphean Task?

A Breakfast Talk @ the Berkman Klein Center

Join us on November 1st for a breakfast talk about the future of AI regulation from a transatlantic perspective at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and…

Nov 1, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

AI Ethics and Governance

An Industry Perspective (RSM Speaker Series)

  With the incorporation of AI across industries, questions about the ethical implications of using these tools have become mainstream. This panel discussion…

Oct 31, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

The Afterlife of Anthony Comstock

Abortion, Bodily Autonomy, and Obscenity (1873 - 2023)

“The Afterlife of Anthony Comstock” connects the Comstock Act of 1873 with current attacks on bodily autonomy and freedom.

Oct 30, 2023 @ 12:15 PM

FISA Section 702 and the Path to Reform

HARVARD JOURNAL OF LAW & TECHNOLOGY

Join the Harvard Journal of Law & Technology for a discussion with Jake Laperruque...

Oct 25, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Disinformation Pulse

Lessons Learned from Brazil’s 2022 Elections (RSM Speaker Series)

  Disinformation was widespread during Brazil’s 2022 elections, but it’s hardly a new or location-specific phenomenon. This panel discussion examines the recent…

Oct 25, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Your Face Belongs to Us: A Conversation with Kashmir Hill

On October 25th, Kashmir Hill joined us at the Berkman Klein Center for a deep dive on her new book Your Face Belongs to Us: A Secretive Startup’s Quest to End Privacy As We Know…

Oct 24, 2023 @ 4:00 PM

BKC 2023 Fall Open House

Explore the latest research projects led by BKC's diverse community and connect with fellow attendees...

Oct 23, 2023 @ 6:00 PM

The YouTube Effect: film screening and conversation with director Alex Winter

Join us for a screening of "The YouTube Effect," followed by a conversation with writer-director Alex Winter, BU professor Joan Donovan, data scientist Avriel Epps, and HLS…

Oct 17, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Artificial Intelligence and the Law

Lightning Talks with Experts

Join us for a series of lightning talks to kick off of the Initiative on Artificial Intelligence and the Law...

Oct 11, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Gianluca Stringhini on Mitigating Malicious Activity Online

(RSM Speaker Series)

Computational methods can play a key role in measuring, modeling, and mitigating malicious activities online.  RSM welcomes Gianluca Stringhini for a discussion with Visiting…

Oct 2, 2023 @ 3:30 PM

Not With A Bug, But With A Sticker

the story, science, and societal effects of attacking AI systems

Ram Shankar Siva Kumar shows how major AI systems remain vulnerable to exploits...

Sep 21, 2023 @ 9:30 AM

Now & Next: Platform Accountability and Content Governance

On 9/22, live mock deliberations, panels reflecting on the Oversight Board’s first three years, and conversations focused on the future of content governance...

May 22, 2023 @ 11:00 AM

A Convivial Social Media?

May 22, join us for a discussion and workshop using the lens of conviviality to ask how we create healthier and more sustainable engagement with social media.

May 22, 2023 @ 12:45 PM

Enabling Accountable Technical Oversight of Generative AI

JOIN US FOR  A VIRTUAL CONVERSATION WITH JULIA ANGWIN, BRANDON SILVERMAN, AND RUMMAN CHOWDHURY FOR THE THIRD IN A SERIES ON ACCOUNTABLE TECHNICAL OVERSIGHT OF GENERATIVE AI

Join Julia Angwin, investigative journalist and New York Times contributing Opinion writer, and Brandon Silverman, policy expert on data sharing and transparency and founder of…

May 17, 2023 @ 5:30 PM

7 Fellows Predict the Future: Many questions and some answers on human capital, artificial intelligence, politics, and rights!

Come through for the 2022-2023 BKC Fellows' lighting talks on May 17...

May 15, 2023 @ 1:00 PM

Balancing Transparency and Security in Open Research on Generative AI

JOIN US FOR  A VIRTUAL CONVERSATION WITH SUE HENDRICKSON AND BRUCE SCHNEIER FOR THE SECOND IN A SERIES ON ACCOUNTABLE TECHNICAL OVERSIGHT OF GENERATIVE AI

Join Bruce Schneier, security researcher and affiliate at the Berkman-Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, for a conversation on balancing security and…