September 1, 2023
TikTok’s U.S. Future Still in Limbo as Commerce Secretary Visits China
A recent New York Times article on the future of TikTok in the United States quotes Visiting Scholar Anupam Chander, who warns that a ban on the platform could spark a “digital trade war” between the U.S. and China.
August 9, 2023
Measuring Social Media Impacts on Mental Health
Assembly Fellow Nate Lubin joins the TechSequences podcast to discuss his research on methods that could help mitigate societal harms caused by social media.
August 4, 2023
ChatGPT for Social Work Science: Ethical Challenges and Opportunities
Assembly Fellow Siva Mathiyazhagan and coauthors explore opportunities to use ChatGPT in social work and call for the development of a comprehensive ethical framework for using LLMs in research.
July 17, 2023
A.I. Microdirectives Could Soon Be Used for Law Enforcement
Visiting Scholar Jon Penney and BKC affiliate Bruce Schneier outline the ease with which AI could be used to issue legal microdirectives, but caution that such usage could render the law inscrutable over time.
July 13, 2023
The Future of Online Speech Shouldn’t Belong to One Trump-Appointed Judge in Louisiana
Writing in the New York Times, Visiting Scholar Kate Klonick expresses concern over allowing “ideologically lopsided courts in far-flung federal jurisdictions” to dictate national Internet policy.