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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.

Fact Sheets

Cloud Computing

“Cloud computing” describes how computer-related services and software increasingly have been provided over the Internet and other networks since the late 1990s.

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Holding AI to Account: Will Algorithms Ever Be Free from Bias If They're Created by Humans?

"The primary challenges are: helping people see that algorithms are more than code; that transparency is not the same as accountability; and that the forces driving algorithmic systems are so dynamic, complex, and probabilistic that it makes little sense to talk about the algorithm as if it's a single piece of code that isn't constantly changing, that means different things to different people." — Mike Ananny, Assistant Professor of Communication and Journalism, University of Southern California

Mike Ananny
Wired
December 6, 2016

Featured Article

Internet Architecture and Innovation

This book analyzes the architecture of the internet, how it fosters innovation, and what that suggests for the future.

By: Barbara van Schewick