AI and Public Policy
JANUARY 23, 2017
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
JULY 7, 2015
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
FEBRUARY 20, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 7, 2011
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
JANUARY 14, 2014
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
HTLGI2013 Quack Policy
MAY 28, 2013
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
JULY 4, 2016
Urbanization is one of the major forces shaping the 21st century - right up there with the digital technology revolution and globalization.
A Nonprofit’s Legal Counsel Is The Social Media Manager’s Best Friend!
JANUARY 24, 2013
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?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
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
NOVEMBER 5, 2014
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
MARCH 7, 2017
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
FEBRUARY 2, 2015
During the meeting, the TRB Executive Committee held a policy session on the impact of big data on transportation systems. Privacy. “We
Towards a Trusted Framework for Identity and Data Sharing
NOVEMBER 14, 2016
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
APRIL 3, 2013
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
MAY 5, 2015
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
DECEMBER 11, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Society and Culture Technology and Strategy
Realizing the Potential of the Digital Economy
SEPTEMBER 8, 2015
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.
MARCH 16, 2011
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
OCTOBER 8, 2014
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
SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
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.
The Digital Evolution Index
AUGUST 25, 2015
Institutional Environment : Are government policies and regulations facilitating the creation of digital ecosystems? Neighborhoods matter.
STEM Literacy and Jobs
SEPTEMBER 13, 2016
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
AUGUST 7, 2013
Complex Systems Economic Issues Education and Talent Innovation Management and Leadership Political Issues Society and Culture Technology and Strateg
The Emergence of Cognitive Computing
NOVEMBER 5, 2011
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?
AUGUST 13, 2014
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 Pikettys theorizing as a guide to understanding the evolution of American inequality.
Cloud, Services and the Transformation of Production
MARCH 26, 2014
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
FEBRUARY 4, 2009
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?
MARCH 28, 2016
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?
JANUARY 23, 2013
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
MAY 21, 2014
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
JULY 24, 2013
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
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
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
JANUARY 2, 2012
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
MARCH 5, 2014
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
JANUARY 9, 2013
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
APRIL 2, 2014
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
OCTOBER 24, 2012
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
APRIL 15, 2011
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
DECEMBER 15, 2011
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
DECEMBER 9, 2011
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.