All Blog Posts
These blog posts are written by TAP academics, TAP staff members, and on occasion by guest bloggers. TAP’s purpose for this section of the site is to present information, points of view, research, and debates directly from the academics and guest experts.
Blog Results: 35
What Occupations Will ChatGPT Most Likely Impact?
Publication Date: March 24, 2023
Given the recent dramatic increases in AI language modeling capabilities, Professors Ed Felten (Princeton), Rob Seamans (New York University), and Manav Raj (University of Pennsylvania) collaborated to explore how ChatGPT and other AI language modelers will affect jobs and industries.
Rob SeamansTAP Scholar
Enhancing the Security of Data Breach Notifications and Settlement Notices
Publication Date: December 19, 2019
Professor Ed Felten and his research colleagues at Princeton’s Center for Information Technology Policy identify issues with data breach notifications that make it possible for “scammers to create fake phishing emails, potentially victimizing users twice.”
European Authorities Fine Google for Search Tactics
Publication Date: July 11, 2017
Princeton computer science expert Edward Felten explains the European Commission’s claims against Google for anti-competitive tactics.
What Does It Mean to Ask for an “Explainable” Algorithm?
Publication Date: June 15, 2017
How do algorithms process data and arrive at their decisions? Princeton computer science expert Edward Felten delves into the frustrations that arise when trying to understand how algorithms work.
On Encryption Apps in the White House
Publication Date: March 22, 2017
Recently back at Princeton after serving as the U.S. Deputy Chief Technology Officer in the Obama White House, Professor Ed Felten discusses the issues around the use of encryption by people working in government positions.
PCLOB testimony on “Defining Privacy”
Publication Date: November 13, 2014
Computer Science Professor Ed Felten shares his testimony on “Defining Privacy” from the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.
Privacy Implications of Social Media Manipulation
Secure Protocols for Accountable Warrant Execution
Publication Date: April 4, 2014
In light of recent news that the White House will seek to redesign the NSA’s mass phone call data program, Professor Ed Felten of Princeton University introduces thoughts on how to use cryptography to implement warrants to data in a secure, private, and accountable way.
Scholars Discuss Bitcoin’s Anonymity, Regulatory Challenges, and What Makes It Transformative
Publication Date: February 24, 2014
Professor Susan Athey, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Professor Ed Felten, Princeton University, brought their economic and technology expertise to last month’s State of the Net discussion about Bitcoin. This post provides excerpts from the professors’ key talking points.
Susan Athey and Ed Felten Discuss Bitcoins at the State of the Net
Publication Date: January 27, 2014
Professor Susan Athey, Stanford Graduate School of Business, and Professor Ed Felten, Princeton University, will discuss the social and economic benefits of bitcoins during tomorrow’s State of the Net panel on “The Third Era of Currency.”