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Exploring Social Innovation in Norway

A Workshop on Mapping Innovation Ecosystems

What we learned about social innovation in Norway, how to map local innovation ecosystems and the challenges and opportunities that Norwegian social entrepreneurs confront.

Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018
Wednesday, Dec 5, 2018

Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society Welcomes Martha Minow to Board of Directors

Minow is a world-renowned champion of human rights, advocacy, and global justice

Minow’s work as a scholar and leader strengthens the Board’s interdisciplinary focus and brings invaluable insight and wisdom to the Center’s mission, work, and inclusive… More

AI Initiative
Tuesday, Dec 4, 2018

Meet the 66 finalists in the AI and the News Open Challenge

We're excited to share the 66 finalists who are vying for a share of the $750,000 to address specific problems at the intersection of AI and the news More

Saturday, Dec 1, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Sabelo Mhlambi

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Sabelo Mhlambi's research goal is to improve societies, particularly ones in which there is a history of human rights abuses, through accessible and secure methods of… More

Friday, Nov 30, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Jim Lucchese

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Berkman Klein Fellow Jim Lucchesse shares his vision for a more accountable and collaborative future for music technology More

Thursday, Nov 29, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Hyunjin Seo

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Fellow Hyunjin Seo is working on a project titled “Collective Action in the Digital Age: A Multilevel Approach.” More

Friday, Nov 16, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Titi Akinsanmi

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

After talking with Titi Akinsanmi, it’s hard to resist getting swept away by her passion, excitement and deep-rooted optimism regarding her work and the interconnected,… More

Wednesday, Nov 7, 2018

Digital Economy, AI, and Harmful Speech at IGF 2018

the Berkman Klein Community joins the Internet Governance Forum 2018

Our community of staff, fellows, and affiliates lead numerous sessions at the Internet Governance Forum More

Tuesday, Oct 30, 2018

Looking for Fellows to Join Us in 2019-2020

Learn more and apply!

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is now accepting fellowship applications for the 2019-2020 academic year through our annual open call More

Fortune

Harvard Law Just Released 6.5 Million Court Decisions Online

40 million pages of U.S. court decisions made available free and in-full online for the first time

Monday, Oct 29, 2018
Medium

It’s not enough for AI to be “ethical”; it must also be “rights respecting”

On the importance of thinking about both the human rights implications and the ethics of AI.

Tuesday, Oct 9, 2018
Harvard Law Today

Evaluating the impact of artificial intelligence on human rights

Profiling six areas where current deployments of artificial intelligence are having an impact on human rights

Thursday, Sep 27, 2018
Tuesday, Sep 18, 2018

AI and the News: An Open Challenge

Have an idea for using AI to stop bad actors, empower journalism, govern platforms or to reimagine news? Apply for an AI and the News Open Challenge grant to work on the product. More

Tuesday, Aug 28, 2018

Major upgrade for TagTeam, the open-source tagging platform

Announcing a major upgrade to TagTeam, our open-source tagging platform More

Wednesday, Aug 22, 2018

Berkman Klein is Set to Represent at SXSW 2019

Vote for panels from our community!

Check out some of these panels and discussions proposed by members of the Berkman Klein community. More

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

Berkman Klein Center Joins the Partnership on AI

The Berkman Klein Center is excited to announce that we are joining… More

Wednesday, Aug 1, 2018

Sharing Learning Tools for Youth Digital Life

18 of our open access educational resources for digital literacy are now being translated into over 40 languages More

Wednesday, Jul 25, 2018

4 Policy Papers on Autonomous Vehicles

Four papers describing key regulatory issues for autonomous vehicles, a range of policy and governance frameworks, and suggestions for policy innovation and experimentation More

Tuesday, Jul 24, 2018

Apply Now to Join Our Assembly Cohort in 2019!

At the Berkman Klein Center and MIT Media Lab. Applications are due Sunday, September 2, 2018!

Seeking technologists with diverse skill sets to confront the concrete and constantly emerging problems related to artificial intelligence and governance. Applications are due… More

Friday, Jul 20, 2018

Berkman Klein Center Announces 2018-2019 Community

Announcing our new class of fellows and community members More