January 30, 2019
Podcast and Transcript: An expert panel and our virtual audience forecast the most important trends and challenges facing digital civil society in 2019.
December 6, 2018
Mobile apps are empowering millions of rural farmers across the West African country of Ghana. But there may be a flip side.
October 1, 2018
Podcast and Transcript: Experts in tech and data ethics explore how civil society organizations can work toward better policy for predictive technologies.
July 27, 2018
Podcast and Transcript: Nonprofit tech experts discuss how the Internet of Things has sparked a new era of social impact.
May 28, 2018
Who controls the internet? How open is it? Who is welcome online? Is it safe? Who can succeed there? Mozilla’s Internet Health Report, an open source compilation of data, research, and stories, shows how the internet is evolving across these five issues. The editor of the report, Solana Larsen, joined Digital Civil Society Lab Director […]
May 24, 2018
The following is an excerpt of an article published by Aeon on March 26, 2018. “Is my car hallucinating? Is the algorithm that runs the police surveillance system in my city paranoid? Marvin the android in Douglas Adams’s Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy had a pain in all the diodes down his left-hand side. Is […]
January 16, 2018
This post is part of a series of excerpts from Philanthropy and Digital Civil Society: Blueprint 2018, the ninth annual industry forecast from Lucy Bernholz. Read the entire Blueprint series and join the conversation on social media with #blueprint2018. Big data, open websites, and algorithms make certain kinds of research much easier. Scanning job postings as a […]