University of Washington law professor Ryan Calo joins the NYT “Room for Debate” to discuss ethical considerations of using robots in policing.
In the NYT “Room for Debate,” Microsoft Principal Researcher danah boyd supports the development of “technology to help people be meaningfully connected in an augmented way.”
Georgetown University professor Paul Ohm and Georgia Tech professor Peter Swire provided this week’s Senate hearing with their thoughts on the FCC’s Proposed Rules for regulating Internet privacy.
At a U.S. Senate Hearing that will examine the FCC’s proposal for Internet service provider customer privacy, Georgia Tech privacy and cyberlaw scholar Peter Swire will share his knowledge about ISPs and privacy.
In an op-ed piece for The New York Times, Microsoft Principal Researcher Kate Crawford examines discrimination and bias inherent in the machine-learning algorithms that underlie the technology behind many “intelligent” systems.
Law Professor James Grimmelmann, Cornell Tech and Cornell Law School, shares insights from a symposium on computer-authored works.
Lorrie Cranor, the Chief Technologist for the Federal Trade Commission, shares her experience about having her mobile phone account hijacked by an identity thief.
Acknowledging that technological advances with machine learning enable computers to perform several types of tasks that humans have typically been doing for work, MIT professors Erik Brynjolfsson and Andrew McAfee provide basic principles to consider as policies are developed for the age of automation.
Professor Pamela Samuelson, University of California, Berkeley, explains why Google’s win in the Oracle v. Google case is valuable for all software developers as well as the general public.
Stanford economics professor Nicholas Bloom shares findings from a nine-month, controlled trial experiment within a large Chinese travel company that allowed select workers to telecommute.
MIT economic professor Glenn Ellison has a paper published in this month’s American Economic Review that questions the impact of education programs on high math achievement.