Berkman Center for Internet and Society: Audio Fishbowl
by Berkman Center for Internet & Society at Harvard Law School
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Peek inside the Berkman Center's Audio Fishbowl: Conversations with leading cyber-scholars, entrepreneurs, activists, and policymakers as they explore the bleeding edge of the internet and technology, democracy, law, and society. (Also available as video) From the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University. Want to hear more? Listen to Radio Berkman - our fully produced podcast, featuring exclusive interviews and conversations from inside the Berkman Center.
||Susan Benesch on Troll Wrastling for Beginners: Data-Driven Methods to Decrease Hatred Online [AUDIO]||Download the MP3 …or download the OGG audio format! More info on this event here. Read more here Susan’s Homepage @dangerousspeech A Prelude to Murder: Calling Humans Vermin The Innocence of YouTube Words as Weapons Umati: Kenyan Online Discou||3/25/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Axel Arnbak on When Governments Pwn the Web: A Constitutional Right to IT-Security?||Governments around the world are hacking into IT-systems, with deep implications for privacy, IT-security, the legal process and geopolitics. Should governments actually have the ability and the right to hack, and to weaken global communications networks?||3/20/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ethan Gilsdorf & Jonathan Zittrain on How Dungeons & Dragons and Fantasy Prepare You for Law and Life [AUDIO]||How is a lawyer like a wizard? How does a courtroom resemble an epic battle? How is a casebook like the Dungeon Master’s Guide? If you played Dungeons & Dragons in another age, or today, then you know this enormously influential role-playing gam||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Camille François on A Roadmap to Cyberpeace [AUDIO]||The notion of ‘cyberpeace’ requires a separation of war-time cyber activities from peace-time cyber activities. This project questions “cyberwar” (the concept, its reality and its legal framework) and examines its relationship to the ide||3/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||The US Launch of *impossible* [AUDIO]||Since September, the public has been experimenting with an app that relies on the goodness of humankind. Called *impossible*, it leverages the idea of a gift economy through social media to grant wishes. Users interact by posting wishes—such as a desire||3/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Karim R. Lakhani on How Disclosure Policies Impact Search in Open Innovation [AUDIO]||Most of society’s innovation systems –- academic science, the patent system, open source, etc. -– are “open” in the sense that they are designed to facilitate knowledge disclosures amongst innovators. An essential difference across innovation sy||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Tricia Wang on Talking to Strangers: Chinese Youth and Social Media [AUDIO]||When we read about the Chinese internet in the Western press, we usually hear stories about censorship, political repression, and instability. But Chinese youth are actually sharing information and socializing with strangers online much more than those in||2/18/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Defending an Unowned Internet: Opportunities for Technology, Policy, and Corporations [AUDIO]||In the wake of the disclosures about government surveillance and the rise of corporate-run applications and protocols, is the idea of an “unowned” Internet still a credible one? The Berkman Center’s Jonathan Zittrain moderates a panel, i||2/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Veni Markovski on 2014 High-Level Conferences on ICT and the Internet: What Do They Mean for the Internet As We Know It? [AUDIO||In October, President of Brazil Dilma Roussef announced a high-level meeting on Internet governance to be held in April in Rio de Janeiro. ITU will have not one, not two, but three international meetings, and will be tackling Internet issues. As governm||2/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Margot Kaminski on Robotic Surveillance: Authorship or Intrusion? [AUDIO]||As the use of robotic technology expands private third-party surveillance will also expand to new locations and scenarios. Is it possible — or desirable — to craft meaningful laws or guidelines before widespread private adoption of robots? In||1/28/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Eszter Hargittai and Aaron Shaw on Internet Skills and Wikipedia’s Gender Inequality [AUDIO]||Although women are just as likely as men to read Wikipedia, they only represent an estimated 16% of global Wikipedia editors and 23% of U.S. adult Wikipedia editors. In this talk, Eszter Hargittai — Delaney Family Professor in the Communication Stud||1/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Nicholas Gruen on Government as Impresario: Emergent Public Goods and Public Private Partnerships 2.0 [AUDIO]||We’re used to thinking that public goods must be produced by governments. But there’s a fundamental and growing class of public goods that emerge from private interaction. Today emergent public goods — Twitter, Facebook, Wikipedia —||1/14/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sara Boettiger on Re-Thinking Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) Models for the Poor [AUDIO]||The world faces a growing population, resource constraints, climate change, and a global food system under stress. But new technology is limited in its ability to address the problems facing those in poverty. 780 million still lack access to clean water.||12/10/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jerome Hergueux on Cooperation in a Peer Production Economy: Experimental Evidence from Wikipedia [AUDIO]||From Wikipedia to Open Source Software, Peer Production –- a large-scale collaborative model of production primarily based on voluntary contributions –- is emerging as an economically significant production model alongside firms, markets and governmen||12/4/13||Free||View In iTunes|
Many excellent speakers with varying sound quality
Some very impressive speakers present useful and informative topics here. I cut one start from my rating because the recordings of the presentations are often rather poor. Otherwise they are outstanding.
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