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September 2021

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This month on TAP, Stanford Economics Professor Nicholas Bloom shares findings from his research on the future of working from home as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift. Randy Picker discusses the key insights from four platform antitrust bills that were recently introduced in the House. Daniel Solove shares his conversation with Oscar Gandy about his reflections on the past 30 years of data gathering. 

Also this month, we introduce several recent articles by TAP scholars that explore the impact of artificial intelligence technologies on the future of work, racial and gender equity, privacy, and administrative accountability.

Read the latest TAP blogs…

    Tenth Annual We Robot Conference
    September 23, 2021 - September 25, 2021
    University of Miami
    We Robot is an interdisciplinary conference on the legal and policy questions relating to robots. The increasing sophistication of robots and their widespread deployment everywhere—from the home, to hospitals, to public spaces, and even to the battlefield—disrupts existing legal regimes and requires new thinking on policy issues.

    Tech Talk with Joseph Turow | Voiceprints, Bio-Profiling, and the Future of Freedom: The Rise of the Voice Intelligence Industry
    October 28, 2021, 12:30 PM - 1:20 PM
    University of Washington Tech Policy Lab
    Join TAP scholar Joseph Turow as he discusses the voice intelligence industry, a new technological sector of society that marketers are building to collect information about individuals, such as people’s weight, height, age, ethnicity, and more, from the ways they talk and sound.

    Ninth Annual Governance of Emerging Technologies & Science (GETS) Conference
    October 29, 2021 - October 30, 2021
    Arizona State University Center for Law, Science, and Innovation
    The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, quantum computing robotics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and more.