A Primer for Policymakers
BY JERRY BRITO AND ANDREA CASTILLO
Copyright 2013 by Jerry Brito, Andrea Castillo,
and the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
George Mason University
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NETmundial Multistakeholder Statement
April, 24th 2014
This is the non-binding outcome of a bottom-up, open, and participatory process
involving thousands of people from governments, private sector, civil society,
technical community, a
R E S E A R C H A N D A N A LY S I S
Global Supply Chains of Coltan
A Hybrid Life Cycle Assessment Study Using a Social Indicator
Daniel Moran, Darian McBain, Keiichiro Kanemoto, Manfred Lenzen, and Arne Geschke
hybrid life cycle
FOCUS: SYSTEMIC RISKS
The Mobile Phone:
Powerful Communicator and
Potential Metal Dissipator
The mobile phone boom: an unprecedented success. Yet which are the
socioeconomic and ecological impacts of the c
E-waste, the hidden side of IT equipment's manufacturing and use
SCHWARZER, Stefan, et al.
The production of electrical and electronic devices is the fastest-growing sector of the
manufacturing industry in industrialised countries. At the
HERALDED at ﬁrst as the great potential equalizer (Barlow 1996; Compaine 2001a;
Reuters 19 97), research on' the Internet’s unequal spread and uses over the years has sug-
gested a more complicated picture about who is most li
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Millennium - Journal of International Studies
Black Code: Censorship, Surveillance, and the Militarisation of Cyberspace
Ronald J. Deibert
Millennium - Journal of International Studies 2003 32: 501
GOOGLE ENEGRY LECTURE 4 OCTOBER 1ST
Google's carbon footprint is on a par with the United Nations, the
internet giant revealed on Thursday as it published its energy usage
for the first time.
Google says that it emits 1.5m tonnes of carbon annually but cl
Lecture 11 November 19th
1)How do we remember? Data maps and data activism
What is memory, and what do we use it for?
Do you think your grandparents remembered differently than you do?
-We use the Internet to remember how to search for something, as our
Big Lecture Oct 22nd
Cycle of Research
Takes place in a community of scholars to which each scholar (including students) is
What is academic integrity?
The academic enterprise is rooted in a culture of integrity, founded on honesty and
Lecture 9 Big Ideas Nov 5th 2014
Anonymity on the Internet
What are the ethics of tracking other people on the web?
At what point does targeted advertising become online stalking?
Is anonymous engagement about privacy or a
Big Lecture 12 November 26th/14
Is the Internet a Transformative Technology?
Yes its transformative and fundamental technological = Industrial Revolution
- Changes practices, culture, economy
No, it is not transformative as transformative; its replacin
BIG - Lecture October 29, 2014
Canadian Employment/ Unemployment
-Decreasing jobs since early 2000s
-Unemployment numbers are larger (14% vs 6%) if youre under 24
-The American job market is even worse then Canada. Recession
-Employment numbers arent keep
Big Ideas Lecture #6 October 15th
PART 2: LIFE OF THE INTERENT GENERATION
Is the Internet a cheaters paradise?
1) How do we make ethical decisions?
2) How do we do this in everyday life?
3) What if your values are different from societys?
4) Does the Inte
LECTURE #5 October 8, 2014
What does it mean to be human?
- Physical existence
- Social relations
- Self-scrutiny, reflection: know thyself
- The morally perfectible self and the physically perfectible self
- Technology as practice: ritual and revelation
BIG IDEAS LECTURE #4 OCT 1
The Ecological Footprint
-Measure of how fast were consuming resources and producing waste VS how fast
nature can absorb our waste and generate new resources.
ENERGY CARBON WASTE
TIMBER & PAPER FOREST
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BIG IDEAS LECTURE - November 12, 2014
Smarter vs. Stupider
Take home messages
Diversity of types of intelligence &knowledge
Also, a diversity of types of learning by which you marshal your intelligence
to gain knowledge.
Internet selects for
Geographies of the Worlds Knowledge
Copyright Oxford Internet Institute in cooperation with Dr. Corinne M. Flick and the
Convoco Foundation 2011
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