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Upcoming Events

Apr 24, 2024 @ 12:30 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

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…

May 8, 2023 @ 1:00 PM

How is Generative AI changing the landscape of AI harms?

Join us for  a virtual conversation with Dr. Rumman Chowdhury and Reva Schwartz for the first in a series on accountable technical oversight of generative AI

Join us for  the first in a series of virtual conversations on accountable technical oversight of generative AI. On Monday, May 8 from 1-1:30 ET, Dr. Rumman Chowdhury and Reva…

May 3, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Cyber security and resilience: Lessons from Ukraine

Join this talk on May 3 to learn how to address critical cyber vulnerabilities through a combination of cybersecurity measures and procurement reforms.

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Apr 19, 2023 @ 5:30 PM

Impossible Choices: When Human Rights Work Comes at a Personal Expense

4/19: A conversation between TED Fellow and metaLAB affiliate Anjan Sundaram and BBC Editor and Nieman Fellow Ashish Dikshit

In this upcoming public event, co-hosted by metaLAB (at) Harvard, the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism, and the Human Rights…

Apr 18, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Copyright, Text Mining and AI Training

4/18: A conversation presented by the University of Ottawa AI + Society Initiative and BKC, with the UOttawa Centre for Law, Technology and Society

4/18: Faith  Majekolagbe, Michael Geist, and Ruth Okediji discuss copyright issues  and recent developments regarding text and data mining.

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Apr 13, 2023 @ 4:00 PM

Student Salon Series: Balancing AI Innovation and Regulation - what is the role of AI auditing at the time of ChatGPTs arms race?

Join us on April 13, for the Berkman Klein Center’s second Student Salon Series event, Balancing AI Innovation and Regulation -- what is the role of AI auditing at the time of…

Apr 13, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

Unwired: Gaining Control over Addictive Technologies

On April 13, Gaia Bernstein discusses her new book "Unwired: Gaining Control Over Addictive Technologies."

Apr 6, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Advancing Platform Research through the EU Digital Services Act

This April 6 panel discussion explored tools the EU’s new Digital Services Act will offer to international researchers to better understand online platforms’ content moderation…

Apr 5, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Digital Public Spaces for a Healthy Democracy: goals, values & aspirations

Join us on April 5 for a discussion about how to reimagine the digital public square...

Apr 4, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Responsible Computing for Computer Science Education in Kenya

On April 4, Dr. Chao Mbogho will speak about the future of responsible computing in Kenya...

Mar 29, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

March 29: Technology and the Public Interest

Haochen Sun will discuss his new book with Jon Penney and Yong Jin Park...

Mar 28, 2023 @ 5:30 PM

March 28: Storytelling, Migration Journeys, and Technology — Photo Exhibit

This exhibit asks the audience to consider and evaluate the human cost of an increasingly automated world.

Mar 28, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

The Challenge of Next-Generation AI

Russell Neuman will address practical issues of human-centered AI design as well as broader questions of privacy and public policy.

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Mar 23, 2023 @ 12:00 PM

“Weaponizing Misogyny”: Gender-Based Harassment’s Impact on Journalists and Free Expression

Join IfRFA for a discussion of how gender-based harassment online and off shapes our speech environment, leading to differing coverage and barriers to the free expression of ideas…

Mar 23, 2023 @ 3:00 PM

Imagining Alternative Social Media Designs

Explore how everything from novel constraints to finite structures can help us break out of the profit-driven engagement-obsessed platform world we currently inhabit.

Feb 28, 2023 @ 4:00 PM

The Propagandists’ Playbook

Dr. Francesca Tripodi discusses her book "The Propagandists' Playbook: How Conservative Elites Manipulate Search...

Feb 21, 2023 @ 9:30 AM

Gonzalez v. Google Live Analysis

Moderated by Kate Klonick, a panel of internet law experts will react to oral arguments in Gonzalez v. Google...

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Feb 9, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Student Salon Series: Moral Futurism: Digital Citizenship and the Rights of Youth in the Metaverse and Beyond

The Student Salon Series is a student-led event series bringing Harvard students into dialogue about tech topics, hosted by the Berkman…

Jan 12, 2023 @ 12:30 PM

Web3 Is Going Just Where?

January 12: a fireside chat with Molly White and Jonathan Zittrain