Microsoft General Counsel Brad Smith to Talk Online Privacy, Surveillance with Harvard Law’s Jonathan Zittrain at the Berkman Center

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The Berkman Center and the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology (JOLT) are hosting Microsoft’s General Counsel, Brad Smith, in conversation with Harvard Law Professor Jonathan Zittrain this Tuesday, November 4th. The afternoon luncheon discussion may fall right after Halloween weekend, but it tackles a scary notion to many: that governments are watching us online, […]

3 Not-To-Miss Events This Week at Microsoft New England

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Fall is officially here! And with the changing leaves and cool temps comes our biggest season for events here at Microsoft New England. Here are three not to miss this week: 1) Women in Tech: A Story Slam Monday, October 27, 7:00pm – 9:00pm Twitter: @cynthiabreazeal @JessIandiorio  Join a group of the top women in Boston’s […]

Hacking Pediatrics 2.0 @ Microsoft New England

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Last weekend’s Hacking Pediatrics 2.0, the 2nd annual hackathon from Boston Children’s Hospital held at Microsoft New England, was a billowing ray of hope for a revolution in healthcare that will transform our current system. After inspiring the over 200 attendees with a panel discussion on Friday night and three very personal healthcare stories early […]

Q&A with Gillian Pressman of Generation Citizen, Host of the Civic Tech Challenge on November 1st

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Generation Citizen ( is an innovative education nonprofit that is hosting the first annual Civic Tech Challenge, Saturday November 1st at Microsoft New England. Gillian Pressman, the Greater Boston Site Director of Generation Citizen, explains more about the organization and this unique event. What is Generation Citizen?  How long have you been in Boston and what […]