At the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard, professors Meryl Alper and Elizabeth Ellcessor explored how ‘accessible’ digital media really is for people with disabilities.
Source: Despite its promise, modern technology often fails to help disabled users – TechRepublic
Zeynep Tufekci writes about technology, politics, and society. She is an associate professor at the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina and a faculty associate at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard.
Source: Book Excerpt: ‘Twitter and Tear Gas’, and Zeynep Tufekci on the power and fragility of networked protest | WIRED
onathan Zittrain, a professor specializing in internet law at Harvard Law School, said courts have frequently dismissed lawsuits against the agency on the grounds they might result in the disclosure of top secret information.
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To David O’Brien, an open data and privacy researcher at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, these nascent attempts to block phone spam reminds him of when Americans were shelling out big money to obtain virus software to debug Windows operating systems.
Source: The onslaught of spam calls will keep getting worse – The Boston Globe
Zeynep Tufekci is associate professor in the School of Information and Library Science, University of North Carolina, a faculty associate at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, Harvard University, and author of Twitter and Tear
Gas: The Power and Fragility
of Networked Protest (Yale University Press).
Source: Books interview: Zeynep Tufekci | THE Books
Facebook could always opt into regulation itself, something Jack Balkin, a Constitutional law professor at Yale Law School and Jonathan Zittrain, a law and computer-science professor at Harvard University, have proposed.
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Focus on learning how to do tasks that still need humans, said Judith Donath of Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society: teaching and caregiving; building and repairing, and researching and evaluating.
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Primavera de Filippi, a research fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, introduced me to Schopenhauer’s three stages of technology adoption:
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“We want a free and open internet, and we want a space that we aren’t paying a subscription for,” says Kate Coyer, a fellow at Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and an expert online extremism. “But we also don’t want to encounter some of the worst elements of humanity on there. … At a certain point we may have to make a compromise.”
Source: Want to Stop Facebook Violence? You Won’t Like the Choices | WIRED