What’s the goal of my project? Which technology best serves my project? What is my audience and what is the best platform to reach them? For instance, if my audience is a poor community that primarily gets most of its news from the radio and they don’t have a lot of Internet access, does it make sense to do a rich HTML5 presentation?
“This is the amount spent by the NSA in fiscal year 2013 under what it calls its corporate-partner access project,” Says Susan Crawford, visiting Professor at Harvard Law School. “What they’re doing is reimbursing telecommunications companies for domestic surveillance of all internet traffic”
For a bit more technical detail, here’s a five-minute video about how mesh networks could “revolutionize and democratize the way people share data” from Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society:
WBUR’s Sacha Pfeiffer speaks with a Harvard professor about “digital gerrymandering” and how to prevent it.
A new report from the Digital Media Law Project at Harvard University’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and the Journalist’s Resource project at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy puts the SCOTUSblog fight in a national perspective. What is happening to SCOTUSblog in Washington, DC, is happening to journalists around the country. As the landscape of news is changing, laws and guidelines that dictate who can get a press pass are causing problems and, at times, blocking access to important new journalism organizations and individuals.
Decisions about cloud-based education technology should be made at the district level, at least at this point in time, advise three researchers from the Student Privacy Initiative at the Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University.
Berkman Fellow Camille Francois’ op-ed in Wired on self-driving cards.