Jun 23 2015 12:00pm to Jun 23 2015 12:00pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

Toward Critical Feminist Technology Studies of Youth Safety: Problematizing Dominant Digital Approaches to Sexual Exploitation of Children Online

Mitali Thakor, PhD student in MIT's HASTS program

In this talk, Mitali Thakor will discuss my ethnographic fieldwork on new digital approaches to addressing child exploitation online, such as the use of avatars and image detection software.

Jun 16 2015 12:00pm to Jun 16 2015 12:00pm

Berkman Luncheon Series

The Quantified Self; Newsfeed: Created by you?; Holding Crowds Accountable To The Public; EVE Online and World of Darkness

Microsoft Research PhD Interns Ifeoma Ajunwa, Stacy Blasiola, Nathan Matias, and Aleena Chia present their current research

Join these Microsoft PhD Interns, Ifeoma Ajunwa, Stacy Blasiola, Nathan Matias, and Aleena Chia, as they present their current research at the Berkman Center.

Radio Berkman 218: The Threats and Tradeoffs of Big Data

A lot of personal information about you is completely invisible, intangible, and racing around cyberspace on a mission to pay your bills and geolocate your Facebook status. And, of course, this is useful and in a lot of ways really cool.

But on today's podcast we talk with Bruce Schneier, Sara Watson, and Josephine Wolff about the obstacles presented by a data-driven society. How can we keep mountains of information out of the wrong hands without compromising all the great benefits we get everyday?

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