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Monthly Archives: May 2017

Game

Lindsay Grace, American University School of Communication In 1904, Lizzie Magie patented “The Landlord’s Game,” a board game about property ownership, with the specific goal of teaching players about how a system of land grabbing...
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Allison L. Rowland, St. Lawrence University and Chris Ingraham, North Carolina State University On May 25, Google Street View celebrates its 10th birthday. A feature of Google Maps, it lets users explore cities and towns...

No IFTTTs About It: Home Automation Is Changing How We Live Smart homes increasingly resemble the Jetsons' house. Thanks to open standards, voice-activated home assistants, smart appliances, and wireless security systems, daily life is becoming...

Nir Kshetri, University of North Carolina – Greensboro The recent WannaCry ransomware attack infected about 300,000 computers in 150 countries, and cost computer users thousands of dollars in ransom money and billions in lost productivity....
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Security Business intelligence, also referred to as BI, is an umbrella term for application, infrastructure, and tools used in the business world to optimize the performance and decision-making. It helps business owners make sure their...

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- In recent years, a host of Hollywood blockbusters — including “The Fast and the Furious 7,” “Jurassic World,” and “The Wolf of Wall Street” — have included aerial tracking shots provided by...
cannes

David Scott Diffrient, Colorado State University On May 17, the 70th edition of the Festival de Cannes kicked off with the opening-night screening of director Arnaud Desplechin’s “Ismael’s Ghosts.” It will wrap up 11 days...
ecommerce

Outsourcing. An important strategy many companies are hesitant to build into an overall business plan. Some ecommerce executives believe their teams can manage it all without outside help, and fear consultants won’t perform as...

Elissa Redmiles, University of Maryland The global ransomware attack called “WannaCry,” which began last week and continues today, could have been avoided, or at least made much less serious, if people (and companies) kept their...

William Isaac, Michigan State University and Andi Dixon, Columbia UniversityIn early 2017, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a new initiative in the city’s ongoing battle with violent crime. The most common solutions to this...

By Francesco MarconiWe collaborated with Cortico, a media analytics nonprofit recently launched from the Laboratory for Social Machines at the MIT Media Lab, to analyze the level of attention the president has given to...

Frank J. Cilluffo, George Washington University and Sharon L. Cardash, George Washington University President Trump’s new executive order on cybersecurity for federal computer networks and key elements of the country’s infrastructure – such as the...