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Book Talk with Prof. Janaki Srinivasan

September 19, 2022

Please join us for a book talk by Professor Janaki Srinivasan on Thursday Oct 13th at 5pm for new her book titled: The Political Lives of Information: Information and the Production of Development in India Information has fundamentally reshaped development discourse and practice. In this study, Janaki Srinivasan examines the history of the idea of…

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V. Sridhar – Gig Worker Interaction in Online Labor Markets

April 13, 2022

Join our in-person seminar next Monday, April 18 at 12 PM PT to hear from Professor V. Sridhar. He will be speaking on “Gig Worker Interaction in Online Labor Markets.” The informal economy forms the backbone of most of developing countries and employs more than 80% of the labor force and contributes to more than…

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Arturo Arriagada – Influencers and Creator Economies: Imaginaries, Platform Evolution, and Commercial Value Chains

March 17, 2022

Join our seminar next Friday, March 25 at 12:30 PM PT to hear from Professor Arturo Arriagada. He will be speaking on “Influencers and Creator Economies: Imaginaries, Platform Evolution, and Commercial Value Chains.” In his presentation, Professor Arriagada will analyze influencers’ activities in the so-called creator economy from their 1) social imaginaries, 2) relation with platform…

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Marlon Twyman – Attracting Attention Online: Signaling Topic Diversity and Status in a User-Generated Content Community

February 28, 2022

Join our seminar next Friday, February 25 at 11:00 AM PT to hear from Professor Marlon Twyman. He will be speaking on “Attracting Attention Online: Signaling Topic Diversity and Status in a User-Generated Content Community.” User-generated content communities contain vast quantities of content that are available for consumption but finding relevant content can be difficult.…

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Thomas Hazlett – Rent Seeking for Non-Exclusive Spectrum Rights in the 5.9 GHz Band

November 8, 2021

Professor Thomas Hazlett will be discussing “Rent Seeking for Non-Exclusive Spectrum Rights in the 5.9 GHz Band” on Friday, November 12, 2021. Thomas Hazlett is Hugh H. Macaulay Endowed Chair in Economics at Clemson University. In Fall 2021, he is also the Dunn Distinguished Visiting Research Professor in Economics at the Economic Science Institute at Chapman University.  He has previously held…

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Amy Gonzales – Importance of Access to Digital Technology for Building and Maintaining Social Capital and Quality of Life

October 27, 2021

Join our seminar next Friday, November 5 at 9:30 AM PT to hear from Professor Amy Gonzales. She will be speaking on “Importance of Access to Digital Technology for Building and Maintaining Social Capital and Quality of Life.” We are reliant on digital technology for nearly every aspect of daily life, including searching for jobs,…

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John Horrigan – What we know about closing the digital divide

October 14, 2021

Join us on October 22nd at 9:30 AM for Dr. John Horrigan’s talk, “What we know about closing the digital divide” With the pandemic putting a spotlight on the digital divide, stakeholders at all levels of government have turned their attention to closing it. The federal government has launched the Emergency Broadband Benefit – an…

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Data Localization Regulations and their Impact on Digital Trade: Prof. Varadharajan Sridhar (IIT Bangalore)

May 26, 2021

Governments around the world have been restricting cross border data flow through “data localization” regulations, driven in part by concerns of privacy, national security, surveillance, and cyber terrorism. In this seminar, Prof. Varadharajan Sridhar (IIT Bangalore) will discuss his research on data localization and digital trade. Dr. V. Sridhar is Professor at the Centre for…

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Sergio Godoy – WIP Chile 4.0: The Power of Attitudes and Perceptions About Covid 19 in Chile and the World

February 11, 2021

Join us on March 19th at 12PM PST for Sergio Godoy’s Presentation “WIP Chile 4.0: The Power of Attitudes and Perceptions About Covid 19 in Chile and the World”  For the Zoom link, please register here. Perhaps the main enemy in this pandemic is not the germ known as Covid-19 but ourselves. Rather, our perceptions…

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Jeffrey Cole – Research Projects at the Center for the Digital Future

January 14, 2021

Join us on January 29th @ 12:00 pm PST for Jeffrey Cole’s overview of the research projects at the Center of the Digital Future.    Jeffrey Cole, director of the Center of the Digital Future (https://www.digitalcenter.org) will outline current research coming out of the Center. The session will focus on: 1. The World Internet Project…

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