Monthly Archives: December 2014


Education Innovation

At the Harvard Leadership Conference with panelists Bill Hughes (see bio) – Vice President of Strategy and Business Development for Global Higher Education at Pearson @huge_idea Hakan Satiroglu (see bio) – Exponential Techspace Founder Peter Sommer (see bio) – Head of the Cambridge Friends School (CFS), an independent preK-8 school in Cambridge, Massachusetts Prof. Reynol Junco (see bio) – Purdue University Moderator: Prof. Jim Honan (see […]


Potential Not Inevitable

Had the honor to watch my friend Ethan Zuckerman do the closing keynote at Build Peace. Embed code: <iframe src=”http://prezi.com/embed/ljrxxwcn8zy8/?bgcolor=ffffff&amp;lock_to_path=0&amp;autoplay=0&amp;autohide_ctrls=0&amp;features=undefined&amp;disabled_features=undefined” width=”550″ height=”400″ frameBorder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozAllowFullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>


Sanjana of ICT4Peace

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Polarization of Political Data

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Soliya

Soliya keynote at Build Peace Conference. Soliya is a nonprofit organization that uses internet technology to improve inter-cultural understanding between the “West” and the “Muslim World”. Embed code: <iframe src=”http://prezi.com/embed/mtlbo0zcbf-c/?bgcolor=ffffff&amp;lock_to_path=0&amp;autoplay=0&amp;autohide_ctrls=0&amp;features=undefined&amp;disabled_features=undefined” width=”550″ height=”400″ frameBorder=”0″ webkitAllowFullScreen mozAllowFullscreen allowfullscreen></iframe>


Stopping Atrocities, Ensuring Accountability: Technology's Promise

In 2012, President Obama established a high-level, interagency Atrocities Prevention Board (APB) to create and implement a whole-of-government approach to atrocities prevention and response. The APB aims to strengthen the tools available to the government, and our partners, to launch robust policy responses in at-risk situations. This fireside chat will focus on ways that the […]


Using Technology to Counter Dangerous Speech

Added to during the Berkman Center luncheon. Preceding mass atrocities a red flag is raised to the world in the form of “Dangerous Speech” –a virulent subset of hate speech that which can catalyze violence by one group of people against another group. Ironically, this language, which proliferates on social media platforms and via SMS, […]


Impact Evaluation

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