This is part two of a four-part series re-publishing a report by the Silicon Flatirons Center on a roundtable they convened earlier this year. What follows is the report’s introduction, outline of cloud basics, and discussion of the real risks of cloud computing.
Early this year, the Silicon Flatirons Center convened leaders from the legal, academic, and business community to discuss the risks of cloud computing and how businesses can manage these risks. With permission from the Silicon Flatirons Center, TAP is re-publishing the report from this Cloud Computing roundtable in four parts. This post is the first part, and is from the Executive Summary of the report.
Robotics could be as transformative as the Internet, Professor Ryan Calo told TAP in a recent interview. Calo sat down with TAP to talk about his expertise in cyberlaw and robotics.
Law professor James Grimmelmann, University of Maryland, examines the basic components of the Apple ebook antitrust case.
The jockeying for spectrum bandwidth continues. Technology news stories from the last few weeks reported on multiple wireless telecommunications companies pursuing mergers and acquisitions in efforts to acquire spectrum. A report from a Silicon Flatirons’ conference on spectrum policy provides an overview to the panelist and speaker discussions about the long-term technology trends that are driving spectrum policy.
Today (Monday, July 15th, 2013) economics professor Carl Shapiro, UC Berkeley, discusses the recent efforts from the Obama Administration to protect innovators from frivolous litigation brought by patent-assertion entities.
During Silicon Flatirons’ Digital Broadband Migration conference earlier this year, Phil Weiser, the Center’s Executive Director, discussed the cable industry with Glenn Britt, Chief Executive Officer of Time Warner Inc. Topics included the regulatory environment effecting the cable industry; the developing social contract between Internet providers and consumers; and Internet privacy issues.
TAP recently spoke with Professor Mike Ananny about his academic expertise in networked journalism. He discussed how technology intertwines with journalism, his work creating technological toys for language acquisition, and the topic of his next book.
Economics professor Susan Athey shares her “big-data-meets-economics vision” in a recent Bloomberg article that outlines her career highlights.
In a new paper, “The Data Revolution and Economic Analysis,” TAP scholar Jonathan Levin and Liran Einav discuss the opportunities and challenges that will come with using big data for research purposes, specifically as it relates to economic policy.