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Stories and announcements from the Berkman Klein Center

Dec 10, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Amy Zhang

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Amy Zhang's research focuses on human computer interaction, social computing, and the development of tools to improve discussions online. More

Dec 10, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Yomna Nasser

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Yomna Nasser is Berkman Klein Fellow interested in the fields of cryptography, math, programming, and art. More

Dec 10, 2018

Get to Know Berkman Klein Fellow Padmashree Gehl Sampath

a spotlight on one of our 2018-2019 BKC Fellows

Padmashree Gehl Sampath is an international expert on trade, innovation and development issues. More

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Dec 9, 2018

Network Propaganda named one of the best books of 2018

The Guardian celebrates some of our research as the most important of the year. More

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Facebook leader sits down with Harvard’s Jonathan Zittrain

Professor Jonathan Zittrain discusses the social media giant’s ‘long year’ with Facebook's head of global policy management Monika Bickert.

Dec 5, 2018

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.

Dec 5, 2018
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

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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

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

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Nov 30, 2018

Challenges Forum Workshop on AI and Ethics, November 2018

In November 2018, 10 organizations attended the closed-door Workshop on AI and Ethics at the Berkman Klein Center, jointly hosted with the MIT Media Lab and Princeton… More

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

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

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

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

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

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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

Oct 29, 2018

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.

Oct 9, 2018
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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

Sep 27, 2018
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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

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Aug 28, 2018

Major upgrade for TagTeam, the open-source tagging platform

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