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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

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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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Dec 14, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Lily Hu

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

How are algorithms distributing power between people? More

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Dec 14, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Armando Guio-Espanol

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

How are we helping young people engage with new technologies? More

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Dec 14, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Rachel Han

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Rachel Han is a 2018-2019 Berkman Klein fellow and Director of Business Development at OpenDataSoft, where she focuses on IoT and smart cities initiatives as well as collaborating… More

Dec 14, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Momin Malik

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Momin is bringing network analysis techniques, various statistical models, topic models, and natural language processing to reduce data in ways that are comprehensive,… More

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Dec 14, 2018

Embracing AI for the Social Good

The Imperative to Engage Globally

Three key challenges to promoting AI for the social good More

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Dec 10, 2018

Clinic Releases Guide to Anti-Circumvention Exemption for Software Preservation

A new guide for preservationists who want to take advantage of the legal exemption to archive software More