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Upcoming Events

Oct 23, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Automating Inequality

How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

In Automating Inequality, Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people… More

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Oct 24, 2018 @ 8:00 AM

Drug Pricing Policies in the United States and Globally

From Development to Delivery

Join us for a one-day conference exploring the current pharmaceutical pricing landscape. This event will bring together leaders from the pharmaceutical industry, policymakers,… More

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Oct 30, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Custodians of the Internet

Platforms, Content Moderation, and the Hidden Decisions that Shape Social Media

In this talk Gillespie argues that content moderation is not ancillary to what platforms do, but that it is essential, and that the very fact of moderation should change how we… More

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Nov 6, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

The State of Government Technology

Assessing Government Development, Deployment, and Use of Tech Tools

On this US election day, we are pleased to take a close look at the inner workings of government, with a particular focus on the ways in which federal, state, and local government… More

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Nov 13, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Re-Engineering Humanity

Re-Engineering Humanity brings a pragmatic if somewhat dystopic perspective to the technological phenomena of our age. Humans are learning machines and we learn from our… More

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Nov 27, 2018 @ 12:00 PM

Computer Simulations to Enhance Vaccine Trials

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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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

Event Series

The Lessons from Woburn Project

The Lessons from Woburn Project is a resource for anyone wishing to learn about A Civil Action and the case of Anne Anderson, et al., v. W.R. Grace & Co., et al. This web site… More

Jan 30, 1999 @ 1:24 AM

A Civil Reaction: Lessons from the Woburn Case

The Lessons from Woburn Project is a resource for anyone wishing to learn about A Civil Action and the case of Anne Anderson, et al., v. W.R. Grace & Co., et al.. More

Dec 6, 1998 @ 2:55 AM

Legal/Technical Architectures of Cyberspace

Will Tomorrow's Internet Resemble Today's? Changes in the Legal & Technical Architectures of Cyberspace

Will Tomorrow's Internet Resemble Today's? Changes in the Legal & Technical Architectures of Cyberspace More

Nov 11, 1998 @ 3:00 AM

Internet & Society '98 Moot Court

Moot Court for the Internet & Society 1998 Course. More

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Internet & Society Conference 1998

The Second International Conference on Internet & Society took May 26-29, 1998 at Harvard Law School, and posed the question "Will the Net Inevitably Drive a Deeper Wedge Between… More

May 13, 1998 @ 3:22 AM

Privacy and Cyber/Spaces

Government Databanks and Identification

A panel on Privacy and Cyber/Spaces: Government Databanks and Identification More

Mar 19, 1998 @ 3:26 AM

Technorealism

How should we think about technology? More

Mar 5, 1998 @ 3:32 AM

Digital China/Harvard

The mission of Digital China/Harvard is to build an internet-mediated educational channel with China. More

May 29, 1996 @ 2:49 AM

Internet & Society Conference 1996

The first Internet & Society Conference, hosted at Harvard University. More