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"How We Can Defeat the Extremist Threat"
From the tech sector to the business sector and public sector: why we must go “all in” to counter and defeat violent extremist ideologies online and offline. More
Featuring HLS Climenko Fellow and Lecturer on Law, Ryan Copus
Can we find a responsible, ethical, and transparent way to leverage the power of predictive algorithms in our justice systems? More
Featuring Dr. Jon Cornwall, Centre for Early Learning in Medicine
Digital innovation is transforming health care, and the amount of digital health care data being generated will likely have increasing research utility over time. Despite the… More
"The Art of Waiting in an Instant World"
The delay between call and response has always been a vital piece of the messages we send. In this talk, Farman and Gasser discuss the impact that technology has had on this wait… More
Featuring Kate Klonick and Thomas Kadri with members of the BKC community
We're never going to get a global set of norms for online speech but do the platforms pick our global values and constitutionalize them? Something to tie them to the mast when… More
How Civil Rights Violations Impact Police Data, Predictive Policing Systems and Society
An examination of the data provenance of police data commonly used in predictive policing system. More
Insights from a decade of multi-stakeholder collaboration (and an argument with Steve Jobs)
David Sullivan draws upon a decade of work with technology companies (and a heated argument with Steve Jobs) to offer insights into how companies and civil society can collaborate… More
"The crisis of liberalism in Europe and the transformation of class structure"
Andreas Reckwitz argues that the new antagonism between a new middle class and a traditional middle class turns out as the background of the political crisis in Europe. More
The Rule of Code
Blockchain technology is ultimately a dual-edge technology that can be used to either support or supplant the law. This talk looks at the impact of blockchain technology of a… More
featuring Kathy Pham & Friends from the Berkman Klein Community
Learn more about social responsibility and ethics in tech from cross functional perspectives featuring social scientists, computer scientists, historians, lawyers, political… More
Celebrating 20 Years of the Laws of Cyberspace
Join us as we celebrate 20 years of the Laws of Cyberspace and the ways in which it laid the groundwork for our Center's field of study. More
James Boyle and Jennifer Jenkins discuss "Theft! A History of Music"
Theft! A History of Music is a graphic novel laying out a 2000-year long history of musical borrowing from Plato to rap. More
Criminal Libel, Anti-Speech Injunctions, Forgeries, Frauds, and More
“Cheap speech” has massively increased ordinary people’s access to mass communications -- both for good and for ill. How has the system of remedies for defamatory, privacy… More
Legal Director at Google
Please join the Harvard Italian Law Association and the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society for a discussion on several legal and regulatory issues concerning digital… More
Privacy Reimagined for a Public World
Jennifer E. Rothman discusses her book, The Right of Publicity: Privacy Reimagined for a Public World (Harvard University Press 2018). She challenges the conventional story of the… More
Why Is Internet Access Still Considered a Luxury in America?
Internet access is a major social and economic justice issue of our time. Dividing Lines, a four-part documentary video series, sheds a light on who is being left behind as big… More
Please join us for metaLAB’s 2018 openLAB, showcasing work by metaLAB and friends. More
featuring Julia Dressel
COMPAS is a software used across the country to predict who will commit future crimes. It doesn’t perform any better than untrained people who responded to an online survey. More
featuring founder and Executive Director, David Harris
How can a multimedia project build empathy and connect the experiences of humanity around the globe? More
the Library Consortium as Studio, Platform, and Metacommunity
In this talk, Nate will give an overview of the programs at METRO/599, talk about the challenges associated with this organizational recalibration, seek input and ideas from the… More
featuring John Freedman, President & CEO of Freedman HealthCare
Health spending continues to outpace wages and GDP, while some new insurance designs transfer greater shares of that to patients’ own out of pocket costs. What is driving health… More
featuring John Bracken, newly appointed executive director of the DPLA, and colleagues
Please join DPLA's new executive director John Bracken and colleagues to reflect on the DPLA’s past, present and future and explore the way in which libraries can contribute to a… More
featuring a panel of experts on copyright, cyber law, and intermediary liability issues
Can non-human animals own copyrights? Can artificial intelligence machines? Join the Berkman Klein Center, the Harvard Law School Animal Law & Policy Program, and the HLS Student… More
A panel featuring Christopher S. Yoo (UPenn) and Matthew Wood (Free Press)
The January 4 release of the Federal Communications Commission’s Restoring Internet Freedom Order marked the most recent turn of events in the longstanding and ever-changing… More
featuring Jonas Kaiser, Berkman Klein Affiliate
In this talk, Berkman Klein affiliate Jonas Kaiser will share some of his research on the networked public sphere. "The right-wing is rising. Not only in the United States but… More
Art Perspectives on Artificial Intelligence
A showcase of works by metaLAB artists exploring the emotional effects of algorithms, the uncanny experiences of sensor-enabled computers, and what intelligent machines might… More
A Conversation with Professor Orly Lobel
Who owns your ideas? How are cultural icons created and who gets to control their image and message? Orly Lobel’s new book You Don’t Own Me is about how intellectual property both… More
2018. Digitally Connected
On January 15-16, 2018, the School of Collective Communication Sciences of the University of Costa Rica, in collaboration with the Institute of Communication and… More
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