Oct 4 2016 12:00pm to Oct 4 2016 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

Translating Research into Online Tools to Increase Participation in Collaborative Communities

with Berkman Klein Fellow Samer Hassan

How can we translate social research into evidence-based interventions to aid collaborative communities? Which online tools would help reducing the invisible wall between contributors and users to facilitate participation? How can we ensure the tools we build respond to the communities needs?

Berkman Klein’s “Digital Citizenship Learning Playlists” Wins “Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition” Award

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is excited to announce that it is one of nine winners of the “6th Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition: Playlists for Learning,” and has received funding to develop four “Digital Citizenship” playlists: My Digital Self, College Career, Advocacy, and Authorship.

Sep 27 2016 12:00pm to Sep 27 2016 12:00pm

Berkman Klein Luncheon Series

The Responsive Communities Initiative - Boston HUBweek

with Prof. Susan Crawford

The Responsive Communities Initiative led by Prof. Susan Crawford at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University addresses some of the most important issues of economic development, social justice, and civil liberties of our time – those prompted by Internet access. This event is part of Boston's HUBweek 2016.

Privacy and Open Data Research Briefing

This research briefing offers a snapshot of recent developments in the open data and privacy landscape, outlines an action map of various governance approaches to protecting privacy when releasing open data, and identifies key opportunities for decision-makers seeking to respond to challenges in this space.

Authored by
  • Alexandra Wood
  • David O'Brien
  • Urs Gasser

26 Sep 2016

Networked Policy Making Avenues: Assessing the Role of Academics in Digital Policy

There are a growing number of examples that point toward a change in the way public policy is made in the digital age. This new context, which we refer to as networked policymaking, involves a greater variety of actors and voices, often collaborating in formal and informal networks, taking part in a public consideration and debate of policy questions via digital media.

Authored by
  • Amar Ashar
  • Rob Faris
  • Urs Gasser

26 Sep 2016

Translating Research for Action: Ideas and Examples for Informing Digital Policy

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is pleased to release this series of papers, which aims to build a bridge between academic research and policymaking in the networked world by helping to identify opportunities in key areas related to digital technology and innovation. Focusing on critical topics such as how privacy intersects with issues related to students, open data, and cybersecurity, these briefings experiment with formats that may be more useful and accessible to decision makers than traditional research papers.

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