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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

Thursday, Mar 21, 2019
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019

Announcing the Winners of the AI and the News Open Challenge

Seven projects that tackle artificial intelligence in the field of news and information More

Monday, Mar 4, 2019

Announcing the 2019 Assembly Cohort

17 technologists, managers, policymakers, and other professionals join us to confront the ethics and governance of artificial intelligence. More

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Looking for Student Coders!

Apply to work on open source software projects with us in Summer 2019

Spend your summer break writing code and learning about open source development (and getting paid for it!) More

Wednesday, Feb 27, 2019

Your Guide to BKC@SXSW 2019

Panels and discussions led by the Berkman Klein community

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

Law 360
Monday, Feb 25, 2019

Tech Giants, Profs Push Justices To Take Google-Oracle Case

The Oracle - Google case. Setting legal norms and a global precedent for software copyrights and infringement.  More

Harvard Law Today
Wednesday, Feb 20, 2019

Zittrain and Zuckerberg discuss encryption, ‘information fiduciaries’ and targeted advertisements

CEO visits with students from the University’s Techtopia program and Zittrain’s Internet and Society course

Should Facebook be considered an “information fiduciary” when it comes to the privacy of its clients? More

ITS Rio
Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

Do Not Panic: Vigilance and Obscurantism now in Portuguese

Do Not Panic: Vigilance and Obscurantism is now available in Portuguese after translation by ITS Rio More

Tuesday, Feb 5, 2019

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Dragana Kaurin

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Dragana's work is committed to "de-colonizing the net" and helping to empower communities worldwide in overcoming language and cultural barriers on the Internet. More

Cyberlaw Clinic
Monday, Feb 4, 2019

Template License and Collaboration Agreements for AI Art

Guidance for developers and artists on how to handle rights for AI-generated art More

Medium
Tuesday, Jan 29, 2019

The “Dataset Nutrition Label Project” Tackles Dataset Health and Standards

Algorithms can only be as good as the data that underly them. Learn about one project that is pulling back the curtain on the quality of datasets. More

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Jessica Dheere

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Jessica Dheere wants activists, policymakers, and researchers to be able to better observe, understand, and act on emerging legal trends in digital rights around the world. More

Tuesday, Jan 15, 2019

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Velislava Hillman

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Velislava Hillman researches young people’s perspectives on digital technologies as tools for creating things, connecting with others, and learning, and the long term impacts of… More

Friday, Jan 11, 2019

Get to Know Nieman-Berkman Klein Fellow Jonathan Jackson

Jonathan Jackson is looking for frameworks and unique ways to measure black cultural influence (and the economic impact of black creativity) in the US and around the world More

Friday, Jan 11, 2019

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Paola Ricuarte Quijano

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

On building small scale networks of women in technology for social transformation More

Friday, Jan 11, 2019

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Jasmine McNealy

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

McNealy is researching surveillance literacy and anti-surveillance tactics and advocacy in marginalized groups More

Monday, Jan 7, 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

Monday, Jan 7, 2019

Opportunity: Center Administrator

We are seeking an experienced and charismatic Administrator to join our community

Help support and facilitate the work of our dynamic research community. More

Monday, Jan 7, 2019

Opportunity: Administrative Assistant

Seeking an experienced Administrative Assistant to provide a wide range of critical administrative and program duties to the Center and its Executive Director More

Monday, Dec 17, 2018

Berkman Klein Center Reaffirms Open Access Policy

A Look Back on Open Research Practices

Two decades have passed since we first began using open practices to distribute, communicate, and connect our scholarship with the world More