April 16, 2019
The real question for nonprofits and foundations is not how will they use AI, but how is AI being used within the domains within which they work and how must they respond?
April 4, 2019
Civil society organizations should guard against “authenticity theft,” a troubling trend that may yet reveal a silver lining.
March 12, 2019
The humanitarian community should assess wider implications, risks, and unintended negative consequences brought about by this and similar partnerships.
April 24, 2018
The concept of “digital civil society” has taken hold as a framework for practitioners and leaders alike. But how much of the current moment does the term convey?
April 16, 2018
It’s not every day an author gets a chance to really see what readers think of her work. Sure, blogs have comment sections (ouch!) and social media gives everyone a chance to chime in, but neither have proved to be all that effective at generating real dialogue between author and readers. Given this, I was […]
April 3, 2018
This piece was originally published on Medium. This past weekend, years of advocacy and reporting from Carole Cadwalladr, Paul-Olivier Dehaye, and Max Schrems finally got its due on the front pages of the New York Times, the Guardian, and then, well, everywhere else. Without going into the minutiae, Cambridge Analytica, a voter manipulation firm, harvested the records […]