There is a lot of cynical thinking ascribed to the position set out by Mark Zuckerberg on the regulation of Facebook and other online platforms. In this instance, he is absolutely right. This is not a new problem. Lawrence Lessig was among those to make clear, long before Facebook and Twitter were born, that some balance of regulatory mechanisms must be struck to prevent the overpowering rise of “architecture” embedded in software code. This video (posted June 1, 2015) about “Code and Other Laws of Cyberspace” is our Lawrence Lessig-inspired answer to the challenge of how to think about regulation in this case.
Archives for March 2019
We continue to see evidence that ground breaking studies of social data supported by DiscoverText result in scholarly praise, outstanding achievements, and quality placements in a highly competitive job market.
Hearty Congratulations to Dr. Anita S. Tseng, Facebook, a winner of the Outstanding Dissertation Research Award by the National Association for Research in Science Teaching, a part of which included studying Twitter… https://t.co/pXwphD3JuI
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