Lack of broadband access is a greater threat to the well-being of young people than too much access. CITRIS Executive Director Camille Crittenden knocks down the conventional […]
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.
In Spring 2019, the Center for Information Technology Research in the Interest of Society (CITRIS) and the Banatao Institute collaborated with the California Institute for […]
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.
Point Reyes Light: CITRIS visiting scholar Louise Comfort will join a yearlong study in Bolinas, CA along with other UC Berkeley researchers to develop the […]
Camille Crittenden to lead 20 blockchain tech and policy experts under Assembly Bill 2658.
“Everybody deserves to have formal identification that they can use to exert their rights,” says Brandie Nonnecke, director of the CITRIS Policy Lab, as to […]
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 […]
CITRIS and the Banatao Institute are ramping up efforts to bring technology expertise to national policymakers in Washington DC. Director Costas Spanos and CITRIS Policy […]
Berkeley City Councilmembers Tour CITRIS and learn about ways CITRIS is advancing information technology in the interest of society. Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and City […]
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, […]
“It’s heartbreaking when you know the technology is there,” says CITRIS Policy Lab affiliate scholar Louise Comfort, who has been working to bring new tsunami sensors […]
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“Despite widely adopted non-discrimination protections and benefit coverage for same-sex couples, LGBT employees as a cohort may still be under-recognized,” says Camille Crittenden, Deputy Director […]
In 2016, over half the world’s population live in cities. Each year these cities account for nearly 70% of greenhouse gas emissions, waste 250 to […]
Dr. Don Millard will speak at 2:15 pm on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 in Room 250 Sutardja Dai Hall, UC Berkeley This talk is sponsored […]
The fabric of the Internet is woven with public-private partnerships. From its origin in the early 1960s, pioneers in network infrastructure and early demonstrations of […]
A CITRIS Data and Democracy Initiative project helps injured veterans navigate the cognitive obstacle course back to the voting booth.
A group of UC Davis students are using it as a new way of voicing concerns about one’s workplace.
Civic engagement. International politics. Data transparency. These were some of the key themes emerging from the September 12 conference, “Can Open Data Improve Democratic Governance?”