The STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) fields are boomtown for jobs in today and tomorrow’s economy.
In a recent speech at George Mason University’s Law and Economics Center, former Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Commissioner Joshua Wright criticized the agency for failing to fully analyze the costs a
We’re producing more data than ever before, and the world of health care may be the source of the largest data explosion.Access to data has the potential to allow for major advancements in the treatment and prevention of disease, and there is a clamor in the private sector for more access to gove
This post is taken from remarks delivered on Oct. 8 at the Baylor Research and Innovation Collaborative, in an event hosted by the Greater Waco Chamber.
They say knowledge is power. But as former UN Secretary General Kofi Annan once added, “Information is liberating.” The talk about big data and open data is ultimately a debate over social power and individual liberty. Nowhere was this debate more evident than at Google recently.
Privacy is more important than ever. It’s also a nearly meaningless term for making coherent policy. How we live in our digital fishbowls is remarkably discordant from the posture taken by strict privacy adherents.