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Upcoming Events

Nov 16, 2018 @ 12:00 AM

The Laughing Room

An interactive art installation in which participants enter an artificially intelligent room, designed like a sitcom set, that plays a laugh track whenever the participants say… More

Nov 27, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Computer Simulations to Enhance Vaccine Trials

a Digital Health @ Harvard Talk

Simulation and Deliberation to Prepare for Clinical Trials in Infectious Disease Emergencies (multiple joint projects involving Nir Eyal, Matt Hitchings, Rebecca Kahn, and Steve… More

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Nov 29, 2018 @ 5:00 PM

Skewed or Rescued?: The Emerging Theory of Algorithmic Fairness

Opening Keynote Address by Cynthia Dwork

A Public Lecture by Cynthia Dwork, the Gordon McKay Professor of Computer Science at the John A. Paulson School of Engineering and Applied Sciences at Harvard, the Radcliffe… More

Nov 30, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Promoting Fairness, Equity, and Human Rights in Tech

Perspectives from Europe and the US on a Law and Policy Agenda

A broad overview of the landscape for regulating cutting-edge digital technologies in Europe and the US More

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Dec 4, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

“My Constellation is Space”: Towards a Theory of Black Cyberculture

Featuring Dr. André L. Brock, Georgia Tech

The phrase “Black cyberculture” is an argument for Blackness as an informational identity: powered by discourse, digital practice, and the phenomenology of embodiment in a White… More

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Dec 11, 2018 @ 5:30 PM

The Era of Artificial Intelligence

A BKC Book Talk featuring author, Kai-Fu Lee

Dr. Kai-Fu Lee, a former artificial intelligence researcher since 3 decades ago, former head of Google China and Microsoft Research Asia, and long time investor in Chinese… More

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Past Events

Mar 13, 2003 @ 12:30 PM

What Is a Commons?

Lewis Hyde, Berkman Fellow

Berkman Luncheon Series: 3/11/03 - Lewis Hyde on What Is a Commons? More

Feb 27, 2003 @ 12:30 PM

Creative Commons

Eric Saltzman and Don McGovern

Berkman Luncheon Series: 2/27/03 - Eric Saltzman and Don McGovern on Creative Commons More

Feb 13, 2003 @ 12:30 PM

Transparency Research

Professor Jonathan Zittrain and Ben Edelman

Berkman Luncheon Series: 2/13/03 - Professor Jonathan Zittrain and Ben Edelman on Transparency Research More

Jan 14, 2003 @ 12:30 PM

Jamaica

Rebecca Nesson and Wayne Marshall

Berkman Luncheon Series: 1/14/03 - Rebecca Nesson and Wayne Marshall on Jamaica More

Nov 15, 2002 @ 10:24 PM

Internet & Society Conference 2002 (IS2k2): What is Harvard's Digital Identity?

The complete Internet & Society Conference 2002 (IS2k2) web site can be found online at http://cyber.harvard.edu/I&S2002/index_xflash.html More

May 30, 2002 @ 5:11 PM

Cybertree 2002

1998 Harvard Internet & Society Conference, co-chaired by Professor Charles Ogletree, raised the question whether Internet technology could help bridge the divide between rich and… More

May 10, 2001 @ 4:44 AM

Cyberselfish

Paulina Borsook, Author of Cyberselfish

Paulina Borsook, Author of Cyberselfish, gave a lunchtime talk. More

Apr 6, 2001 @ 4:40 AM

Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe

Technology Columnist

Hiawatha Bray, Boston Globe Technology Columnist, gave a lunchtime discussion series talk. More

Mar 21, 2001 @ 4:47 AM

Dynamics of Evolutionary Processes

Richard Lewontin

Richard Lewontin talked about "Dynamics of Evolutionary Processes" More

Mar 19, 2001 @ 4:48 AM

Australia's Internet Industry Association

Peter Coroneos, Executive director of The Internet Industry Association, Australia's national Internet industry organization.

Peter Coroneos, Executive director of The Internet Industry Association, Australia's national Internet industry organization. More

Mar 8, 2001 @ 4:49 AM

Log On, Find Love

Stephanie Stoughton

Stephanie Stoughton, Boston Globe Reporter, on :Log On, Find Love" More

Mar 2, 2001 @ 5:04 AM

Digital Discovery

A project to explore, develop, and educate on discovery in the digital sphere More

Feb 20, 2001 @ 4:57 AM

Legal Theory Workshop on Criminal Justice and the Internet

Legal Theory Workshop on Criminal Justice and the Internet More

Nov 15, 2000 @ 4:10 AM

The Day the Music Died? Harvard's Policy on Napster and Its Siblings--Past, Present and Future

A Panel Discussion

A Panel Discussion on "The Day the Music Died? Harvard's Policy on Napster and Its Siblings--Past, Present and Future" More

Oct 19, 2000 @ 4:20 AM

eDevelopment: Enabling Communities to Shape Their Future

eDevelopment: Enabling Communities to Shape Their Future More

Oct 1, 2000 @ 9:57 PM

The Future of Intellectual Property on the Internet: A Debate

Lawrence Lessig and Jack Valenti

The Berkman Center presented a debate between Valenti and Lessig on the future of intellectual property online. More

May 1, 2000 @ 11:28 PM

Arguing the Violence Against Women Act: Two Views

A live webcast discussion featuring: Professor Charles Fried and Professor Catharine MacKinnon

Arguing the Violence Against Women Act: Two Views More

Feb 25, 2000 @ 4:31 AM

Signal or Noise: The Future of Music on the Net

The Future of Music on the Net More

Nov 20, 1999 @ 3:49 AM

Saturday School on the Web

Saturday School on the Web More

Nov 18, 1999 @ 3:56 AM

The Truth is Out There - About You

As part of the Internet & Society '99 course, the Berkman Center and Jack Vonder Heide, president of Technology Briefing Centers, gave a special demonstration of how the Internet… More