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The short-run effects of GDPR on technology venture investment

This article was originally published on VOX.EU, on 07/01/2019. The EU’s General Data Protection Regulation was a landmark piece of legislation stipulating how businesses approach consumers’ privacy with regards to data. Using EU and US data, this column explores how the legislation impacted technology venture investment. The implementation of GDPR had an immediate, pronounced, and negative…
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AI for Human Development

“This article was written byMICHAEL CHUI , MARTIN HARRYSSON and originally published on project-syndicate.org , on 03/01/2018.” Technologies powered by artificial intelligence are being applied to some of the world’s most challenging human-development issues. But…
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Grappling With Globalization 4.0

“This article was written by Klaus Schwab and originally published on project-syndicate.org , on 11/05/2018.” The world is experiencing an economic and political upheaval that will not cease any time soon. The forces of the Fourth Industrial Revolution have ushered in a…
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I SOLD MY DATA FOR CRYPTO. HERE'S HOW MUCH I MADE

“This article was written by Gregory Barber and originally published on com , on 12/17/2018.” ON A RECENT Tuesday night, during a session of rash bedtime scrolling, I sold my Facebook data to a stranger in Buenos Aires. Reckless, maybe, but such was my newfound life as a digital vigilante. My tipping point was the Facebook hack, exposed in September, in which I—along with some 90 million…
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The Center Left and Globalization

“This article was written by Kemal Derviş and Caroline Conroy and originally published on project-syndicate.org, on 12/28/2018.” After promising to reform both France and the European Union, President Emmanuel Macron is now struggling to reclaim the public’s…
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The Facebook Dilemma

“This article originally published on pbs.org.” The promise of Facebook was to create a more open and connected world. But from the company’s failure to protect millions of users’ data, to the proliferation of “fake news” and disinformation, mounting crises have raised the question: Is Facebook more harmful than helpful? This major, two-night event investigates a series of warnings…
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