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Artificial Intelligence in Asia

Digital Asia Hub, in collaboration with the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society, kicked off its Artificial Intelligence(AI) in Asia series of workshops examining AI in the Asian context on November 21. Designed as a framing event for the region, it brought together a fantastic group of scholars, policymakers, investors, technologists and artists. We celebrated our anniversary with[…]

About Us

The Digital Asia Hub is an independent, non-profit Internet and society research think tank based in Hong Kong, led by an Executive Director, Management Board, and Steering Committee. Its funding is provided through individual, institutional and corporate donations.  Incubated by The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and a diverse group[…]

Contact Us

For general inquires, please contact Julianne Chan at:  jchan@digitalasiahub.org For social media and content inquiries, please contact Dev Lewis at:  dlewis@digitalasiahub.org Social Media Please tag tweets, links, photos, and blogpost using the hashtag #digitalasiahub and/or @digitalasiahub. Twitter: Follow @digitalasiahub for more updates. Keep up to date with other Digital Asia Hub friends by subscribing to this Twitter list.   =========[…]

Our Team

Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director  Malavika is the inaugural Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub. Prior to her relocation to Hong Kong, she spent three years as a Fellow at the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University, focused on privacy, identity, biometrics and data ethics, and eight years in London, with[…]

Mission & Scope

The Digital Asia Hub (the “Hub”) undertakes activities in three main areas: research, knowledge sharing and capacity building. Research At the core of the Hub is independent and interdisciplinary research exploring both the opportunities and challenges related to digital technology, innovation, and society in Asia.  The following topics, among others, have been flagged as initial[…]

Steering Committee

The Digital Asia Hub’s Steering Committee provides strategic, high-level guidance to the Board of Management on selected areas such as overall research and fundraising strategy. Its current members include the following (please note that all individuals, unless indicated otherwise, serve in their personal capacity, and that affiliations are provided for identification purpose only): Chinmayi Arun,[…]

Board of Management

The Digital Asia Hub’s Board of Management, in collaboration with the Steering Committee and the Executive Director, makes the Hub’s significant financial, research, governance and other overarching organizational decisions. Its inaugural members are the following (please note that all individuals serve in their personal capacity, and that affiliations are provided for identification purpose only): Dr.[…]

Executive Director

The Digital Asia Hub and its collaborators are excited to announce the appointment of Malavika Jayaram as the Hub’s inaugural Executive Director. Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director  Malavika is the inaugural Executive Director of the Digital Asia Hub. Prior to her relocation to Hong Kong, she spent three years as a Fellow at the Berkman Klein[…]

Governance

The Digital Asia Hub was conceived by The Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University and has been shaped by a diverse group of noted academics from throughout the Asia Pacific Region as well as senior professionals and entrepreneurs in the public and private sectors. The Hub is an independent not-for-profit entity with[…]

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Ranking Digital Rights: Evaluating internet and telecommunications companies on commitments, policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy

Digital Asia Hub hosted Rebecca Mackinnon for a talk on “Ranking Digital Rights: Evaluating internet and telecommunications companies on commitments, policies and practices affecting freedom of expression and privacy” on November 10. The talk was the second in Digital Asia Hub’s Seminar Series and held in partnership with the Journalism and Media Studies Centre (JMSC)[…]