David Sanger: Covering Cyberwar: A New Weapon, a New Era of Conflict, and the Government Secrecy Around It

March 3, 2015 — David E. Sanger, national security correspondent at The New York Times, discussed key developments and considerations for covering cyberwar and cyberattacks. Cyberwar is “a non-traditional form of warfare,” said Sanger. Unlike nuclear weapons or drones, the…

Study Group: The role of race in the race to win votes

This session is part of the five-week study group series, How Shifts in Race and Cultural Identity Influence Politics, Policy and Pop Culture, led by Michele Norris. Seminars are for Harvard students only (graduate and undergraduate), and are not-for-credit. Description: Campaigns increasingly…

Entrepreneur Roundtable

Panel discussion of how entrepreneurs can build great products and companies through the use of open data. Featuring: Aaron Chatterji, Visiting Associate Professor, Harvard Business School Alyssa Ravasio, CEO, Hipcamp Racquel Russell, Director of Government Relations, Zillow Yaron Samid, CEO,…

Data & Technology in Government Panel Discussion

With Aneesh Chopra, Todd Park, Lynn Overmann, DJ Patil, and Nick Sinai. February 26, 2015, 6:00 p.m. If the story below doesn’t load correctly, view it on Storify. [View the story “Data & Technology in Government Panel Discussion” on Storify]

Labor & Healthcare Data Briefing

A summary of outcomes of executive sessions on labor market data and healthcare innovation.   This session recapped of the week’s data and innovation activities to date, including: Opening Up Labor Market Data Roundtable (held on 2/23). This executive roundtable will assemble…

Marketing U.S. Data: Data jams, Datapaloozas, Hackathons, Prizes, & CDOs Seminar

This session is part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai. Seminars are for students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Please register below to reserve your space.  Guest: Aneesh Chopra, co-founder Hunch Analytics…

Meredith Artley: Five Rules for Modern Journalists

February 24, 2015 — Meredith Artley, editor-in-chief of CNN Digital and president of the Online News Association, visited the Shorenstein Center to provide practical tips for journalists looking to improve the impact of their digital work. Slow down and focus….

Study Group: Eavesdropping on America’s Hidden Conversation about Race

This session is part of the five-week study group series, How Shifts in Race and Cultural Identity Influence Politics, Policy and Pop Culture, led by Michele Norris. Seminars are for Harvard students only (graduate and undergraduate), and are not-for-credit. Please register…

Why are Technology and Open Innovation Important for Public Policy Students?

With Aneesh Chopra and Nick Sinai, February 23, 2015, 10:00a.m. If the story below doesn’t load properly, view it on Storify. [View the story “Why Are Technology & Open Innovation Important for Public Policy Students?” on Storify]

Privacy and Personal Data Portability Seminar

This session is part of the 10-week seminar series, Data, Technology and Innovation in Government, led by Nick Sinai. Seminars are for students only (graduate and undergraduate) and are not-for-credit. Please register below to reserve your space.  Guest: Jim Waldo, Gordon McKay Professor of…