Kate Darling on Robot Ethics

Kate Darling (@grok_) offers a talk to the Berkman Center that’s so popular, the talk needs to be moved from Berkman to Wasserstein Hall, where almost a hundred people come for lunch and her ideas on robot ethics.

Understanding our Knowledge Gaps: Or, Do we have an ICT4D field? And do we want one?

Recent discussions, either at already concluded ICT4D conferences and workshops, or here at the Harvard Forum, or in the planning discussions for future conferences, have reminded us of the sometimes strong and often unhelpful disciplinary walls that can be constructed across ICT4D’s cross-disciplinary areas and the common tendency for this field to intellectually jog-in-place.

Policies for the Natives Designed by the Immigrants?: Night Thoughts After a Workshop Day at the Berkman Centre

Three terms appearing in an agenda, "Reputation", "Privacy" and "Quality of Information", and a somewhat vague invitation to think about "Youth Policy" made me recall a moment in my life, a long time ago, when my mother - while I was at school - invaded the privacy o

Bring in the Human Rights

For a more elaborate account of the arguments presented in this essay, see Drake and Jørgensen, Introduction, in Human Rights in the Global Information Society, Rikke Frank Jørgensen (ed.), MIT Press: Cambridge, MA 2006.
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Free Culture Research Workshop 2009 at Harvard Law School

The Free Culture 2009 research workshop built on the enthusiasm generated by the First Interdisciplinary Research Workshop on Free Culture which took place during the 2008 iSummit in Sapporo, Japan.
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Metaphors We Regulate By

Many of the celebrated possibilities of the Internet, such as the empowerment of civil society and the advancement of human rights, are presumably linked to the Net’s public features, which potentially foster increased access to information and new means for contributing to the public domain of more

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