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Understanding and implementing new digital business models

Our new book about understanding and implementing new digital business models, Digitizing Government, is published 1st December in the UK and 26th December in the USA. 354 more words

Technology Policy

Psychologist Nominated To Head Traffic Safety Agency

Last week President Obama nominated psychologist Mark Rosekind to head the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) (H/T ScienceInsider).  The NHTSA has been without a confirmed leader since January, and has been challenged of late by both technological advances and safety failures in automobiles. 124 more words

Science Policy: General

In What Shouldn't Be A Surprise, European CSA Will Soon Stand Down

Professor Anne Glover is the first Chief Scientific Adviser for the European Commission (it was not her first time as a first CSA, as she broke ground in the same position in Scotland).  631 more words

Science Policy: General

In strong endorsement of net neutrality, President Obama says FCC should reclassify broadband Internet providers under Title II

As a candidate, Senator Barack Obama said on November 14, 2007 that “I will take a back seat to no one in my commitment to network neutrality, because once providers start to privilege some applications or websites over others, then the smaller voices get squeezed out and we all lose. 1,801 more words

Digital Government

Happy 20th anniversary online government

It’s 20 years ago this month that the UK government first launched a website intended to provide a simplified, single point of access to information from across the public sector. 386 more words

Technology Policy

Pathways Toward Zero-carbon Electricity Required for Climate Stabilization

World Bank / by Richard Audoly, et al.
http://bit.ly/1tA7DNB

This paper covers three policy-relevant aspects of the carbon content of electricity that are well established among integrated assessment models but under-discussed in the policy debate. 179 more words

Energy And Climate