Technology

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.

A Simpler and Less Adversarial System Would Be More Just

Improving the justice system requires more than just using technology and relaxing requirements for lawyers.

Using Blockchain to Improve Regulatory Analysis and Reform

Blockchain could provide essential data on the effectiveness of regulations.

Preventing the Sharing Economy From Abusing Your Data

Scholars argue that consumer protection law can address sharing economy firms’ potential to abuse information.

The Brave New World of Bitcoin

South Korea takes steps to regulate cryptocurrency amid speculation concerns.

Optimizing Government

The Optimizing Government Project brings together scholars and researchers to discuss the use of machine learning by government.

Co-Regulating the Platform Economy

To regulate the digital economy, regulators must cooperate with platform firms, says scholar.

Improving the Public-Private Cybersecurity Partnership

State-sponsored cyber attacks may require revamping how the government helps companies fight back.

Regulating a 3D Printing Revolution

New technology facilitates home creations and may lead to widespread copyright infringement.

California Moves to Make Sleeping Computers More Efficient

New standards require computers to use less energy when not in use.

Deciding Whether Software Will Eat the Bureaucracy

Agencies, policymakers, and the courts can all address the risks associated with cyberdelegation.

Preparing for Cyberdelegation and Its Risks

Automation in the administrative state could upset the relationship between people and their government.