We are excited to announce the CITRIS Policy Lab‘s database of federal and California AI-related legislation is now live. The database includes: name of the […]
The Deepfake Education Competition is open to high school, undergrad, and grad students “Deepfakes”—the use of AI to generate deceptive visual media depicting real people […]
Future of Public Sector Work is a new report released by the CITRIS Policy Lab with support from Microsoft. Facing rising workload demands, labor shortages, […]
Taraaz and the CITRIS Policy Lab are pleased to announce the launch of the Human Rights by Design Fellowship Program. Two $1000 fellowships will be provided to University […]
With confirmed cases of coronavirus on the rise in the US, over 100,000 schools have closed, disrupting the education of over 55 million students. While many schools are […]
The gross misrepresentation of events exemplified in this tweet came to my attention during my involvement in a research project between the CITRIS Policy Lab and the Human Rights Center at UC Berkeley which analyzed thousands of tweets from the top 10 most influential bot and non-bot accounts spreading anti-migrant propaganda on Twitter leading up to the 2018 U.S. midterm elections.
CITRIS Policy Lab Director Brandie Nonnecke appeared on the Unprecedented podcast to discuss California’s Anti-Deepfake Law and some of the flaws in the policy. Nonnecke believes the law […]
With 70.8 million people displaced globally this year, ensuring the safety of these populations is a critical issue. CITRIS and the Banatao Institute have launched technological and policy innovations to help protect refugees and immigrants. Projects range from mapping refugee services and transparency technologies to a digital propaganda study on immigration hate speech on Twitter in the lead-up to the 2020 presidential election.
World Economic Forum: Amid growing concern over the threat of AI-enabled systems to perpetuate discrimination and bias and infringe upon privacy, California has introduced several bills intended to […]
The CITRIS Policy Lab published two white papers, outlining civil and political rights protections for digital ID and facial recognition systems, to two leading organizations in these fields — ID2020 and GoodID.
Camille Crittenden to lead 20 blockchain tech and policy experts under Assembly Bill 2658.
MIT Technology Review: “Everybody deserves to have formal identification that they can use to exert their rights,” says Brandie Nonnecke, director of the CITRIS Policy […]
Cyrus Farivar, investigative tech reporter at NBC News and Habeas Data author, discusses 10 legal cases that have had an outsized impact on surveillance and […]
Buzzfeed: Recent abortion bans have spurred a rash of misleading claims online consistent with research from the CITRIS Policy Lab on the role of bots […]
Today, automated decision systems influence who receives health insurance, parole, and job offers. The California legislature is leading the nation in establishing standards for accountability, […]
Competitive teams from the campuses of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute at UC Berkeley, Santa Cruz, Merced, Davis, and Davis Health submitted proposals for collaborative […]
by Saemmool Lee CITRIS and the Banatao Institute are ramping up efforts to bring technology expertise to national policymakers in Washington DC. Director Costas Spanos […]
By Michelle Aguilar Artificial intelligence is one of the fastest growing industries in the U.S., yet a well-documented gender gap in the field deters talent, […]
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute are pleased to introduce new directors coming on board to support an expanded set of programs for the multicampus institute, […]