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Professor Joshua Gans, Rotman School of Management, discusses a proposal to advocate for social graph portability rather than regulation or antitrust when dealing with market power issues that arise from platforms like Facebook.
In this New York Times op-ed piece, Colorado Law professor Margot Kaminski discusses the role social media networks like Facebook and Twitter play in freedom of speech, access to information, and protection of privacy.
Princeton computer science expert Edward Felten explains the European Commission’s claims against Google for anti-competitive tactics.
Data & Society founder danah boyd discusses machine learning algorithms and prejudice, digital white flight on social media, trust in the media, and more on The Ezra Klein Show.
MIT economist Daron Acemoglu provides a conceptual framework that sheds light on why past episodes of technologies replacing labor in a range of tasks did not lead to technological unemployment.
MIT economist Daron Acemoglu proposes a new conceptual framework, raising the theoretical possibility that rapid automation need not signal the demise of labor.
An interview with MIT economist Daron Acemoglu discusses his recent research that examines the impact of robotics and AI on the labor market and economic growth.
Harvard economist Shane Greenstein examines the effect of free information technology, such as the Internet or online apps, on GDP. He proposes that “maybe it is time to focus on the demand-side measures of free goods.”
Congratulations to Daniel Solove for winning the U.S. Health and Human Services competition for the creation of a Model Privacy Notice. Professor Solove explains the winning tool he developed with his colleague R. Jason Cronk.
How do algorithms process data and arrive at their decisions? Princeton computer science expert Edward Felten delves into the frustrations that arise when trying to understand how algorithms work.
MIT economics professor Glenn Ellison shares findings from his research into the longstanding issue of underrepresentation of women and minorities in the information technology workforce.
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