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AI and Public Policy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

I now would like to turn my attention to Section III: Prospects and Recommendations for AI Public Policy. Hype vs reality. AI vs humans.

“Flexible Security”: A Sensible Social Policy for our Digital Age

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Or, do we also need social policies to promote job creation and assist workers who’ve lost their jobs? What should we do? Social Safey Nets.

Insights into effective social media policies

Ross Dawson

The issue is largely about the company’s trust of staff. Social media policy is not different from HR or other policies.

How Fun and Creativity Can Shape Your Own Social Computing Guidelines and Policy

Luis Suarez

I remember the day when IBM was first facing that very same issue , on whether to put together a social computing policy and guidelines or not.

International Organizations and Social Media: News, Engagement, and Social Data for Policy Change

Beth Kanter

Not every student in my class is focused on the same policy issue. In fact the range of issues is pretty wide ranging. GeV at 4.9

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HTLGI2013 Quack Policy

Dave Snowden

There is a lot of nonsense in so called evidence based policy but it will be be countered by libertarian (my judgement) nonsense in response.

The Smart London Plan

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization.

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A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!

Beth Kanter

And let me say upfront, I respect lawyers and legal issues that nonprofits and foundations have to navigate around social media. Period.

How Will AI Likely Impact How We Work, Live and Play?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Section II looks into AI’s overall impact on various sectors of the economy, while the third Section, examines AI issues related to public policy.

Entrepreneurship and Job Creation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What we heard at those roundtables was nothing short of remarkable - and critically important from the standpoint of potential policy solutions.

Automation and Employment in the 21st Century

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

In the 1810s, for example, the so-called Luddites smashed the new machines that were threatening their textile jobs. Role of policy-makers. “

The Big Data Era Is Here

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

During the meeting, the TRB Executive Committee held a policy session on the impact of big data on transportation systems. Privacy. “We

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Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, to buy alcohol, all you need is proof that the individual is over the legal drinking age. Universal Access. The U.S.

Beyond GDP - Measuring Value in a Service-oriented, Information-based, Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most measures of economic performance used by government officials to inform their policies and decisions are based on GDP figures.

Customer Service and Trust in the Internet Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Let’s look, for example, at the recent collapse of the planned Comcast - Time Warner Cable (TWC) merger. . The real issue was broadband.” .

The Puzzling Technology Adoption Discrepancy Between Individuals and Institutions

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy

Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Prior to the Roundtable, Brookings commissioned a policy brief for each session to help set the stage for the ensuing presentations and discussions.

Does giving teachers bonuses improve student performance.

Dan Pink

One of the hottest ideas in education policy these days is tying teacher pay to student performance on standardized tests. Dan Pink. Contact.

The Future of Management

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The full issue can be downloaded here. . Fifty years later, the forces symbolized by these three disconnected events are almost unrecognizable.

Data-Driven Decision Making: Promises and Limits

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, I recently traveled to a Latin America city I had not been to before. At the other end of the spectrum are strategic decisions.

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The Digital Evolution Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Institutional Environment : Are government policies and regulations facilitating the creation of digital ecosystems? Neighborhoods matter.

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STEM Literacy and Jobs

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, understanding the interest rates we pay for our credit cards, car loan or mortgage requires a fair degree of quantitative reasoning.

Innovation as a Journey into the Future

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg

The Emergence of Cognitive Computing

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, it took Watson 85,000 watts of power to beat two guys with 20 watts of power each in their brains. The complexity of many human endeavors, - including medical diagnoses, financial advice, formulating business strategy or setting government policies, - has outgrown our ability to make good decisions on our own.

What???s the Key Economic Challenge of the Future?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Most everyone agrees that these are both important challenges, but of the two, which should be at the top of our policy priorities? Nor does he think that its policy recommendations are realistic and implementable. I have serious reservations about Pikettys theorizing as a guide to understanding the evolution of American inequality.

Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Ever since cloud computing first appeared in the IT world, people have struggled to define what it is and why it’s so important.

Corporate Social Media Policies

Tony Karrer

and is asking about a very important issue. This is a big issue. I've posted before a list of Corporate Policies on Web 2.0 Corporate Access that shows that a significant number of corporate policies are to shut down access to the tools. There's a very interesting set of questions in the post Happy New Year!

How is the Real America Doing?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

What about immigration, - an issue that’s quite personal for me? But, what’s going on beyond the beltway, - in cities and towns across America?

Can Innovation Continue to Drive Long-Term Economic Growth?

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

is the lead article in the January 12 issue of The Economist. Medicine offers another example. Has the ideas machine broken down? years.

The Social Progress Index

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Complex Systems Economic Issues Political Issues Society and Culture Basic Human Needs improve rapidly with rising incomes. million.

The Nature of the Firm in the Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Aspen Institute is an educational and policy studies organization that aims “to provide a nonpartisan venue for dealing with critical issues.”

Digital Technologies for 21st Century Democracy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the plenary panel I was part of included Olusegun Obasanjo , President of Nigeria from 1999 to 2007 and Alejandro Toledo , President of Peru from 2001 to 2006. Complex Systems Economic Issues Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and CultureWhat could benefit more from this phenomenon than DEMOCRACY?”

Scale and Complex Systemic Innovation

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The year end issue of The Economist includes a provocative column - Big and clever: Why large firms are often more inventive than small ones. The column is based on a recent study - Scale and Innovation in Today’s Economy - by Michael Mandel , chief economic strategist of the Progressive Policy Institute. So, which is it? markets.”

[berkman] Karim Lakhani on disclosure policies and innovation

David Weinberger

Karim Lakhani of Harvard Business School (and a Berkman associate, and a member of the Harvard Institute for Quantititative Social Science ) is giving a talk called “How disclosure policies impact search in open innovation, atopic he has researched with Kevin Boudreau of the London Business School. NOTE: Live-blogging. Missing points.

Global Trends 2030 - Living Through a Transformative Period

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Every four years, it develops a Global Trends report with an approximate time horizon of fifteen years in order to provide the White House and the intelligence community with a framework for long-range strategic policy assessment. fusion - worldwide cooperation on a number of issues led by the US and China; . Let’s take a closer look.

Innovation Hubs in the Global Digital Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Part II of the paper deals with the economic and policy implication of this ICT-based production transformation. . Why is it so difficult?

The Science of Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

Urban systems are the quintessential example of complex sociotechnical systems , the emerging field studying systems that combine powerful and ubiquitous digital technologies with the people and organizations they are transforming. Several weeks ago, I was appointed executive-in-residence at CUSP by its Director, Steve Koonin. .

The MIT Forum on Future Cities

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

The Forum on Future Cities attracted leading world thinkers from academia, industry and government to discuss the most pressing issues surrounding the large scale urbanization taking place all around us, and to explore how new mobile, smart technologies can contribute to help us better manage our rapidly growing cities. billion today.

Open, Collaborative Trust Frameworks

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, the National Strategy for Trusted Identities in Cyberspace (NSTIC) was launched by the White House earlier this year to enable “Individuals and organizations [to] utilize secure, efficient, easy-to-use, and interoperable identity solutions to access online services in a manner that promotes confidence, privacy, choice, and innovation.”

A Neural, Digital System for the Economy

Irving Wladawsky-Berger

For example, about ten years ago it was becoming clear that as information technologies were getting increasingly powerful, inexpensive and ubiquitous, one of our biggest challenges was the growing complexity of the IT infrastructures we were developing and the rising costs of managing this complexity. What does this mean? he asks.