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Stories and announcements from the Berkman Klein Center

Tuesday, Jun 20, 2017

Join Our 2018 AI Assembly Cohort!

At the Berkman Klein Center and MIT Media Lab

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University and the MIT Media Lab seek technologists with diverse skill sets to confront the concrete and constantly… More

Thursday, Jun 1, 2017

AI Advance

A Community Convening at Harvard Law School to advance the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Initiative

Reflecting and engaging on the societal challenges of AI and related technologies More

Tuesday, Apr 18, 2017

The Online Humor Conversation Series at MIT

A spring event series with the MIT Media Lab's Center for Civic Media, and co-sponsored by the Berkman Klein Center

From using humor as a tool for resisting an authoritarian government, to rating dogs online, this spring's humor event series has got it all! More

Thursday, Mar 30, 2017

Berkman Klein Center Welcomes Three New Directors

The Berkman Klein Center announces the addition of three new members to its Board of Directors, enhancing the Center’s expertise on subjects ranging from computer systems research… More

Tuesday, Jan 10, 2017

Berkman Klein Center and MIT Media Lab to Collaborate on the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

Supported by the Knight Foundation, Omidyar Network, LinkedIn founder Reid Hoffman, Hewlett Foundation, and more

Several foundations and funders today announced the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence Fund, which will support interdisciplinary research to ensure that AI develops… More

Monday, Dec 12, 2016

Announcing the Berkman Klein Assembly 2017 Cohort

We are thrilled to announce the 2017 cohort for the Berkman Klein Assembly pilot program launching January 2017! The cohort is made up of seventeen diverse participants with deep… More

Monday, Oct 17, 2016

Apply for a spot in CopyrightX

CopyrightX is a networked course that explores the current law of copyright; the impact of that law on art, entertainment, and industry; and the ongoing debates concerning how the… More

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016

Sign up for JuryX: Deliberations for Social Change

In this free online course taught by Berkman Klein Center founder Charlie Nesson, you'll learn to deliberate emotionally charged issues with your peers online without fear or… More

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016

Berkman Klein’s “Digital Citizenship Learning Playlists” Wins “Digital Media and Learning (DML) Competition” Award

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is excited to announce that it is one of nine winners of the “6th Digital Media and Learning (DML)… More

Thursday, Sep 22, 2016

Announcing a New Edition of Born Digital

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society is pleased to announce the publication of Born Digital: How Children Grow Up in a Digital Age, authored by Faculty Directors John… More

Wednesday, Jul 20, 2016

Berkman Klein Center Announces 2016-2017 Community

We are thrilled to announce the people who will join our community at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University as fellows, faculty associates, and… More

Tuesday, Jul 5, 2016

Michael R. Klein Supports Future of Cyberspace Exploration and Study

We're pleased to announce that Michael R. Klein LL.M. ’67 has made a generous gift of $15 million to the Berkman Center. In recognition, the Center will now be known as the… More

Saturday, Jul 2, 2016

The Berkman Klein Assembly Pilot Program 2017

Calling Developers and Tech Industry Professionals

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is excited to announce the Berkman Klein Assembly, an innovative pilot program that will experiment with… More

Monday, May 9, 2016

Computers Gone Wild: Impact and Implications of Developments in Artificial Intelligence on Society

A summary of the second “Computers Gone Wild: Impact and Implications of Developments in Artificial Intelligence on Society” workshop, which took place on February 19, 2016 at… More

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Students host mini-symposium on data privacy in the U.S. and the EU

The student-moderated discussion among invited experts focused on bringing data privacy from theory to reality, and included a close look at the strengths and flaws of the current… More

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016

The Berkman Center and MIT Welcome European Data Protection Supervisor Giovanni Buttarelli

Appointed as EDPS in 2014, Mr. Buttarelli has become an influential voice in the digital privacy space.  More

Thursday, Apr 14, 2016

Cyberlaw Clinic and Lumen Project Reps Contribute to Section 512 Study

On April 1st, the Copyright Office closed the initial comment period for a public study undertaken to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act… More

Tuesday, Mar 29, 2016

Cyberlaw Clinic FAQ — 2016-17 Registration Starts Soon!

Harvard Law School 1Ls and 2Ls should now be aware that clinical registration for the 2016-17 academic year takes place this week, starting at 9:00 am on Wednesday, March 30 and… More

Monday, Mar 28, 2016

Berkman at RightsCon 2016

Headed to RightsCon 2016?  Lots of folks from the Berkman Center are. We're leading discussions on topics ranging from online hate speech, to protecting users rights, to mapping… More

Monday, Jan 25, 2016

Digital Literacy Resource Platform Goes Live

The Berkman Center and Youth and Media are pleased to announce the launch of the Digital Literacy Resource Platform (DLRP), a new online platform we have designed and incubated as… More