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TIME

How the 'Karen Meme' Confronts the Violent History of White Womanhood

Apryl Williams discusses the historical context, significance of the ‘Karen Meme’

Jun 25, 2020
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NPR

Tech Companies Are Limiting Police Use of Facial Recognition. Here's Why

Mutale Nkonde talks to NPR about facial recognition

Jun 23, 2020
The New York Times

Danielle Allen Wins Re-envisioned Kluge Humanities Prize

Award administered by the Library of Congress recognizes work in disciplines not covered by the Nobel Prizes.

Jun 22, 2020
ZDNET

Australia warned to not ignore domestic misinformation in social media crackdown

evelyn douek spoke to Australia’s Select Committee on Foreign Interference through Social Media about misinformation.

Jun 22, 2020
Digital Freedom Fund

The Grave and Growing Dangers of Border Surveillance

Technological systems should be reimagined to include the needs and the rights of refugees, Dragana Kaurin argues.

Jun 20, 2020
Deutschlandfunk Kultur

Bot or not?

Jonas Kaiser talks with German radio station about social media bots, his recent paper

Jun 18, 2020
CNN

Zoom responds to privacy backlash by giving all its users end-to-end encryption

Bruce Schneier talks end-to-end encryption with CNN

Jun 18, 2020

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AI: Educational Activities

The Berkman Klein Center has worked to build a robust community and institutional activities leveraging… More

Lumen

Lumen

Lumen collects and studies online content removal requests, providing transparency and supporting… More

Youth and Media

Youth and Media

Youth and Media (YaM) encompasses an array of research, advocacy, and development initiatives around youth (age 12-18)… More

Internet Robustness

The Internet Robustness project is developing, testing, and piloting software and protocols to safeguard the promise of… More

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University is dedicated to exploring, understanding, and shaping the way we use technology

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Contact Tracing and Technology: A Deep Dive

BKC co-hosts conversation on digital data and public health More

[Virtual] The Pandemic As a Portal

Video & Podcast: Three projects dedicated to capturing and documenting the new possible will talk about their… More

[Virtual] Data and COVID-19

Health data, contact tracing, and misinformation More

[Virtual] COVID-19 and Inequality in the Global South

A discussion on the economic and healthcare fallouts for low-income countries More