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Jul 19, 2019

What We Created During Assembly 2019

Over three months the BKC and MIT Media Lab’s third annual Assembly program built four projects that offer ways to move forward on the thorny problems at the intersection of AI… More

Jun 13, 2019

Berkman Klein Center Announces 2019-2020 Community

Announcing our new class of fellows and community members for 2019-2020 More

News
Jun 12, 2019

Announcing AccessCheck

Track website accessibility around the world

A new tool to track website accessibility, worldwide, in real time More

Jun 12, 2019

Artificial Intelligence in Society

A broad overview of the technical, economic, political, and social landscapes of AI, including its positive and negative impacts More

Jun 12, 2019

What are the OECD Principles on AI?

Five complementary values-based concepts for the responsible stewardship of trustworthy AI More

News
Jun 7, 2019

Introducing the Principled Artificial Intelligence Project

Berkman Klein’s Cyberlaw Clinic launches project to map AI principles and guidelines More

Jun 7, 2019

Your Guide to BKC @ RightsCon 2019

Panels and discussions led by the Berkman Klein community

Headed to the RightsCon 2019 in Tunisia? If so, be sure to check out some of these panels and discussions led by members of the Berkman Klein community. More

The New York Times
Jun 3, 2019

On YouTube’s Digital Playground

YouTube’s recommendation algorithm is under scrutiny for surfacing harmful content

BKC researchers lend insight into YouTube’s recommendation algorithm, which is under scrutiny for surfacing harmful content More

Harvard Business School Digital Initiative
May 6, 2019

Some assembly required: building an interdisciplinary superteam to tackle AI ethics

A diverse cohort of experts make up Assembly 2019 with a singular mission — tackling AI bias and collaborating on meaningful solutions. More

May 1, 2019

Opportunity: Director of Public Programming

We are seeking an experienced and dynamic Director of Public Programming to join our community

Help guide and translate the valuable research work of our Center to the world More

Medium
Apr 29, 2019

Assembly: Building An Interdisciplinary Project From The Ground Up

Inside the first few weeks of the 2019 Assembly program More

Medium
Apr 26, 2019

The Role of Professional Norms in AI Governance

Some Observations and Outline of a Framework

Reflecting on professional norms that emerge around the use and development of AI More

News
Apr 10, 2019

The Law and the Digital World

The AGTech Forum at Harvard Law gives state attorneys general a place to learn about technological changes and strategize about how the law can keep up

Insight for Attorney Generals into privacy and emerging technologies More

Apr 3, 2019

Comparative Approaches to Disinformation: Call for Extended Abstracts

Workshop at Harvard University & Special Journal Issues

Looking for submissions that make new theoretical or empirical contributions to the scholarship on disinformation More

News
Apr 2, 2019

"Public sector should lead on broadband"

There is good reason to believe municipal broadband would result in cost savings to citizens More

Mar 29, 2019

Your Guide to BKC @ Internet Freedom Festival 2019

Panels and discussions led by the Berkman Klein community

Headed to IFF this year? If so, be sure to check out some of these panels and discussions led by members of the Berkman Klein community. More

Video
Mar 29, 2019

ARTificial Intelligence: The Laughing Room

An artificially intelligent sitcom

The Laughing Room is an artificially intelligent room and interactive art installation that plays a laugh track whenever the participants say something that the room’s algorithm… More

News
Mar 28, 2019

Freedom of Expression Without Frontiers

Berkman Klein Center Joins Columbia University Led Partnership for a Freedom of Expression Digital Teaching Portal

Close to 300 academic and training resources on the laws, institutions and actors that have founded a global system of freedom of expression, information and media More

Forbes
Mar 27, 2019

Inside The R&D Of AI Ethics

Designing a roadmap for AI governance

It’s clear that the roadmap for AI governance won’t rely solely on business or academic research. That's where Assembly comes in. More

Science

Adversarial attacks on medical AI: A health policy challenge

Emerging vulnerabilities demand new conversations

Technical solutions alone aren't enough to address vulnerabilities in machine learning systems

Mar 21, 2019