My friends at the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia have just published a new paper from me on the topic of digital public infrastructures.… Read More »Digital Public Infrastructure… and a few words in defense of optimism
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What influences do social movements like Black Lives Matter, MeToo or Occupy have on society as a whole? One hope movement leaders express is that… Read More »Whose deaths matter? New research on Black Lives Matter and media attention
My friend Christian Sandvig, who directs the Center for Ethics, Society, and Computing at the University of Michigan, started an interesting thread on Twitter yesterday.… Read More »Training the next generation of ethical techies
My friend and (lucky for me) boss Joi Ito has an excellent essay in Wired which considers the challenges of measuring the impact of philanthropy.… Read More »Philanthropy and the hand-off – what happens if government can’t scale social experiments?
I was privileged to speak to a gathering of Senators and Representatives who came to MIT for an Aspen Institute event in May, 2019 titled… Read More »Beyond the Vast Wasteland: briefing Congresspeople for the Aspen Institute