Overwhelmed with a barrage of messaging, advertising, and sponsored social media? Columbia law professor Tim Wu explains the “attention industry” in his new book, The Attention Merchants: The Epic Scramble to Get Inside Our Heads.
University of Maryland law professor Danielle Citron joins the NYT debate on whether a President should be able to block followers on social media.
Stanford economics professor Susan Athey will present her work on “The Internet and the News Industry” at the annual IDEI conference when she receives the Jean-Jacques Laffont Prize.
Harvard economist Shane Greenstein shares his findings from research examining the prevalence of ideological segregation among Wikipedia editors.
A look at academic institutions and government agencies that are working to build an understanding of the challenges and opportunities related to artificial intelligence and machine learning.
The 9th Annual Antitrust Economics conference hosted by the Searle Center covered topics ranging from the design of spectrum auctions, the effects of loyalty rebates, patent policy, and market discipline from poor performance.
In a NYT “Room for Debate” article, Maryland University law professor Frank Pasquale emphasizes that the government needs its own expertise, independent of the influence of technology companies.
George Washington University law professor Daniel Solove explains that Cloud Service Agreements are critical because they are at the front line of protecting the privacy and security of personal data.
Rotman School of Management economist Joshua Gans examines a surprising new direction for cars currently participating in the sharing economy.
In “Immigrant Entrepreneurship,” Harvard professor William Kerr and co-author Sari Pekkala Kerr examine the survival and growth of immigrant-founded businesses over time relative to native-founded companies.
Professors Christopher Millard and Ian Walden explain the legal and security considerations for cloud-supported Internet of Things.