Concrete Steps Towards an Urban Internet of Things: 2017
"With IoT, cities can integrate, analyze, and visualize diverse information. Cities can discover new insights; imagine examining patterns of transit demand in relation to air quality or citywide energy use, or understanding the walkability of a city i..."
Don’t Fear Superintelligent AI: 2016
"The art and the science of computing have come a long way since HAL was onscreen, and I’d imagine if his inventor Dr. Chandra were here today, he’d have a whole lot of questions for us. Is it really possible for us to take a system of mil..."
Is Big Data Taking Us Closer to the Deeper Questions in Artificial Intelligence?: 2016
"People get very excited every time there’s a tiny advance, but the tiny advances aren’t getting us closer. There was a Google captioning thing that got a lot of press. I think it was the front page of The Times. You could show it s..."
Participatory Culture in a Networked Era: 2016
"In my study of youth participation in social media I wanted to understand what everyday teen life looked like once technology was commonplace .... I was a part of the first cohort of youth to have access to the internet as a teenager. At the same tim..."
Cybersecurity’s Next Phase: Cyber Deterrence: 2016
"Deterrence focuses on making potential adversaries think twice about attacking, forcing them to consider the costs of doing so, as well as the consequences that might come from a counterattack. There are two main principles of deterrence. The first, ..."
The Internet Is No Place for Elections: 2016
"Despite what your local election officials may tell you, you can’t trust the Internet with your vote. [...] Researchers from government agencies and leading academic institutions studied the issue extensively following the debacle of the 2000 p..."