Archive for the ‘Opinion’ Category

Utah Just Became a Leader in Digital Privacy

March 22nd, 2019
Opinion: Utah legislators recently voted to pass landmark legislation in support of a new privacy law. Statehouses across the country should take notes.

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The Deeper Education Issue Under the College Bribery Scandal

March 19th, 2019
There’s a vast pool of talent out there. But they need access to courses that suit their learning style and schedules, according to Sebastian Thrun.

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Corporations Are Co-Opting Right-to-Repair

March 16th, 2019
Opinion: Manufacturers are offering more repair options than ever before. But they still aren’t giving people the true freedom to fix what they want when they want.

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The Disinformation Problem Starts at Home

March 14th, 2019
Opinion: When it comes to false and divisive online content, more is produced domestically than abroad—and the platforms need to do more to address it.

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Proposing a ‘Declaration of Digital Independence’

March 12th, 2019
Opinion: Larry Sanger, the cofounder of Wikipedia and chief information officer of Everipedia, suggests how to spark a decentralized social media movement.

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The World Wide Web Turns 30. Where Does It Go From Here?

March 11th, 2019
Thirty years ago, Tim Berners-Lee published a proposal that led to the World Wide Web. Today, he reflects on its history—and its future.

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Have We Reached Peak Big?

March 10th, 2019
Opinion: Every industry seems bigger than ever. But a course correction could be on the way.

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The Life-Threatening Consequences of Overhyping AI

March 6th, 2019
Artificial intelligence will profoundly change the health care industry. But there are many more questions around how AI can best serve our public health needs.

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The Piracy Wars Are Over. Let’s Talk about Data Incumbency

March 5th, 2019
Big tech and big content have more in common than the copyright battles suggest—and that’s a problem for artists.

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Law Expert: Chinese Government Can’t Force Huawei to Make Backdoors

March 4th, 2019
The vice president of the Law Institute at the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences says fears that Huawei is helping the government spy on others are unfounded.

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