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Bias for Action: More Projects, More Fun

Just passing the midpoint in my Amazon Software Development Engineering internship, I’ve continued to make leaps and bounds. My original project that I was assigned is now in the testing and deployment phase. It’s exciting to think about that within my first couple of weeks at Amazon, I’m already getting the chance for my work… Read the full article…



Getting Ready for the FBI

June 11th is quickly approaching, which marks the end of my month long summer vacation. For a few weeks, I have listened to my friends hold conversations about their work experiences so far, and I am eager to share mine! In less than a week, I will begin my summer internship with the Federal Bureau… Read the full article…



Should we Have a Right to Be Forgotten?

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Aditi Chawla, professor Martha Garcia-Murillo, and associate professor Ian MacInnes Another piece of the recently-launched European General Data Protection Regulation is the Right to be Forgotten. There is some timely research from iSchool faculty members Martha Garcia-Murillo and Ian MacInnes that addresses the regulatory aspects of social media…. Read the full article…


Data Privacy: Demystifying The GDPR

Editor’s Note: This post was a collaboration between graduate student Smirity Kaushik and assistant professor Yang Wang. Have you noticed that recently many companies such as Google, Spotify, and LinkedIn have sent emails or alerts notifying you about changes in their privacy policies? Why are they all doing that? Well, companies around the world are getting… Read the full article…



Drone Technology’s Popularity and Regulatory Environment

Drones have taken the world by storm. Numerous celebrities, especially those on YouTube, have purchased drone technology to improve their video production quality and cinematography. The 2018 Olympic opening ceremonies featured over 1,000 drones in a world record feat of simultaneous drone flying. Personal drones, officially dubbed as Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) by the Federal… Read the full article…