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Networks, the Internet, and Cloud Computing

This section contains research on the networks that make the Internet work, the evolution of different business models that operate on the Internet, and ways to store and access information on the Internet through Cloud Computing.

TAP Blog

What Is the Near-Term Social and Economic Impact of Artificial Intelligence?

Explore what the artificial intelligence and machine learning experts discussed during NYU’s event, AI Now.

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Fact Sheets

Net Neutrality

Given the significance of the Internet, preserving its “openness” – an idea often referred to as “network neutrality” or “net neutrality” – has been a long-standing issue.

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Pokémon GO Lets Young People Socialize With Each Other

"Today’s youth aren’t lazy. They want to socialize and they want to interact. They are just given too few opportunities to do so. What Pokémon Go offers is an opportunity to be social, silly and exploratory." — danah boyd, Microsoft Principal Researcher

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The New York Times “Room for Debate”
July 13, 2016

Featured Article

Interop: The Promise and Perils of Highly Interconnected Systems

This book analyzes the complex modern issue of interoperability and how to maximize its potential benefits.

By: Urs Gasser, John Palfrey