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Robot rules: regulating artificial intelligence
Turner J., Palgrave Macmillan, Cham, Switzerland, 2019. 400 pp. Type: Book (978-3-319962-34-4)
The fast pace of growth in artificial intelligence (AI) algorithms, like deep learning, has transformed many applications. One of the major beneficiaries is the field of robotics. Advanced robots can be seen as embodiments of AI, and hence candida...
Jan 8 2020
The technological singularity: managing the journey
Callaghan V., Miller J., Yampolskiy R., Armstrong S., Springer International Publishing, New York, NY, 2017. 261 pp. Type: Book (978-3-662540-31-2)
Research progresses toward the goal of developing an artificial general intelligence (AGI), the realization of which is referred to as “the singularity.” That term carries the implication that AGI will cause fundamental and profound ch...
May 17 2018
Captive audience: the telecom industry and monopoly power in the new gilded age
Crawford S., Yale University Press, New Haven, CT, 2014. 368 pp. Type: Book (978-0-300205-70-1)
Fifty years ago, we accepted that there were natural monopolies in telecommunications and that government regulation and anti-trust laws were the best ways to manage them. Unfortunately, that’s all gone. Susan Crawford’s excellent and ...
Jul 17 2014
Resistance, liberation technology and human rights in the digital age
Ziccardi G., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2012. 336 pp. Type: Book (978-9-400752-75-7)
Human rights seem to be in the news continuously. This book combines that topic with digital technology and thoughts on the Arab Spring (resistance and some form of liberation). One might expect a lively and perhaps contradictory read, but that is...
Jan 23 2013
International handbook of Internet research
Hunsinger J., Klastrup L., Allen M., Springer Publishing Company, Incorporated, New York, NY, 2010. 512 pp. Type: Book (978-1-402097-88-1)
Hunsinger, Klastrup, and Allen have put together a valuable book consisting of 31 essays, research reports, and professional papers on Internet issues, research, controversies, and more. The book could be useful as a personal reference, or as a so...
Aug 4 2011
Under control: governance across the enterprise
Lamm J., Blount S., Boston S., Camm M., Cirabisi R., Cooper N., Datskovsky G., Fox C., Handal K., McCracken W., Meyer J., Scheil H., Srulowitz A., Zanella R., Apress, Berkeley, CA, 2009. 250 pp. Type: Book (978-1-430215-92-9)
The long-term trend in the last century has been toward increased corporate accountability. The demand for more regulations, monitoring, and enforcement mechanisms has greatly increased since the economic crisis of 2008 and the accompanying corpor...
Jul 8 2010
Canning spam: proposed solutions to unwanted email
Pfleeger S., Bloom G. IEEE Security and Privacy 3(2): 40-47, 2005. Type: Article
The amount of spam email transmitted, the effectiveness of spam, the costs and benefits of spam, and a discussion of five ways of possibly reducing spam are the main topics covered in this paper. The paper’s coverage is mostly confined t...
Feb 2 2006
The value of open standards and open-source software in government environments
Simon K. IBM Systems Journal 44(2): 227-238, 2005. Type: Article
In this paper, Simon promises much, but delivers little. The abstract promises that the paper “evaluates the relative strengths of proprietary software and [open source software (OSS)] as development techniques.” The paper prov...
Dec 1 2005
Legal programming: designing legally compliant RFID and software agent architectures for retail processes and beyond (Integrated Series in Information Systems)
Subirana B., Bain M., Springer-Verlag Telos, New York, NY, 2004. 316 pp. Type: Book (9780387234144)
The authors examine technologies that support business processes, and the interaction of these technologies with systems of law. The text starts with a discussion of Internet technologies and then moves to a discussion of agent technologies. An e-...
Nov 14 2005
The digital person: technology and privacy in the information age
Solove D., New York University Press, New York, NY, 2004.Type: Book (9780814798461)
This interesting and comprehensive book describes the legal and social implications of privacy in the US. The book discusses a number of privacy issues that have emerged in the post September 11, 2001 era. Solove, who is a professor of law at the ...
Apr 29 2005
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