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What If Your Autonomous Car Keeps Routing You Past Krispy Kreme?

Author(s): 
Patrick Lin
Publication Date: 
January 22, 2014
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from The Atlantic.

On a future road trip, your robot car decides to take a new route, driving you past a Krispy Kreme Doughnut shop. A pop-up window opens on your car’s display and asks if you’d like to stop at the store. “Don’t mind if I do,” you think to yourself. You press “yes” on the touchscreen, and the autonomous car pulls up to the shop. Read more » about What If Your Autonomous Car Keeps Routing You Past Krispy Kreme?

Open Access Publishing: A Literature Review

Author(s): 
Giancarlo Frosio
Publication Date: 
January 20, 2014
Publication Type: 
White Paper / Report

Within the context of the Centre for Copyright and New Business Models in the Creative Economy (CREATe) research scope, this literature review investigates the current trends, advantages, disadvantages, problems and solutions, opportunities and barriers in Open Access Publishing (OAP), and in particular Open Access (OA) academic publishing. This study is intended to scope and evaluate current theory and practice concerning models for OAP and engage with intellectual, legal and economic perspectives on OAP. Read more » about Open Access Publishing: A Literature Review

Promote Transparency, Secure the Internet, and Codify the Reforms

Author(s): 
Michelle Richardson
Publication Date: 
January 16, 2014
Publication Type: 
Other Writing

Cross-posted from Slate.

The president on Friday will give a long-awaited speech addressing what he intends to do about National Security Agency surveillance programs that have come to light since June. According to press reports, his administration is still culling recommendations, and it is unclear whether he will make the most important decision of all: to no longer spy on American citizens without cause.
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