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Wrap Up Address - Speaker Bio

Wrap Up Address - Speaker Bio

Bill Hall - Author of …

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How We Decide - Panelist Bios

How We Decide - Panelist Bios

Behavioral economists have clearly shown that people will often make decisions that are contrary to their best interests and, based on their research, can offer many reasons for these biases and the inconsistent behavior. In recent years, there has been a push to ‘nudge’ people to make better decisions, especially in the design of…

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Added by techATstate on May 24, 2013 at 2:06pm — No Comments

Ignite Sessions - Speaker Bios

Ignite Sessions - Speaker Bios

During our Ignite Session, we will be offering the audience exposure to six diverse new ideas, concepts, and programs. These will be presented in a series of ignite sessions, which are highly engaging 5 minute presentations with 20 slides set to auto advance for every 15 seconds.…

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Diving Into Data - Panelist Bios

Diving Into Data - Panelist Bios

Facebook processes over 500 terabytes of data each day. More than a half billion tweets are sent daily. And so the volume of data grows. Much of this data is superfluous and is of little value to foreign policy and development experts. But a portion does contain significant information and the challenge is how to find and make…

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Afternoon Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Afternoon Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Nassim Nicholas Taleb - Author, The…

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Prediction Markets - Panelist Bios

Prediction Markets - Panelist Bios

Many large corporations such as Proctor & Gamble, Lockheed Martin, Best Buy, AstraZenca, Ford and Chevron are successfully tapping into the wisdom of the aggregate crowd within their organizations by sponsoring prediction markets. But, much of the potential of prediction markets remains unused. The federal government’s first…

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Added by techATstate on May 24, 2013 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Plenary Panel - Speaker Bios

Plenary Panel: "The Impact of Geo-Economics on Foreign Policy and in the Future" - Speaker Bios

In a globalized, interconnected world flooded with ever increasing amounts of data, economic, political, and security issues are no longer clearly delineated. Issues that, in the past, appeared to be largely economic, today can easily have a major impact on key foreign policy interests. How…

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Perspectives on Moneyball Diplomacy - Speaker Bios

Perspectives on Moneyball Diplomacy - Speaker Bios

Ambassador Marc Grossman - The Cohen…

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Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Kenneth Neil Cukier - The Economist

Kenneth Cukier is the Data Editor of The Economist and co-author…

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Added by techATstate on May 24, 2013 at 10:30am — No Comments

Welcoming Address - Speaker Bios

Welcoming Address - Speaker Bios

Chris Bracey - George Washington University Law School

Christopher Alan Bracey is a Professor of Law and the Senior Associate Dean…

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Added by techATstate on May 24, 2013 at 10:27am — No Comments

Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy - Agenda

Friday, June 7, 2013

 

8:00 – 8:45 AM

Registration - (…

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Added by techATstate on May 24, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Register Now for Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy

Join us at Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy, June 7, for a day of stimultating presentations and engaging discussion on how creative data analysis using economic thinking can better inform diplomacy and development.  …

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Added by techATstate on May 15, 2013 at 1:00pm — 1 Comment

Announcing Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy

Tech@State: Moneyball Diplomacy is coming June 7th to GWU's Jack Morton Auditorium. We will explore how a more rigorous economic-style analysis of readily available data…

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Added by techATstate on April 11, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Post on Tech@State: Internet Freedom

Tech@State Hosts Internet Freedom Event

 

Isaiah Joo serves in the Office of eDiplomacy at the U.S. Department of…

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Added by techATstate on March 12, 2013 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Closing Keynote Address - Speaker Bio

Closing Keynote - Speaker Bio

Danny Weitzner - Decentralized Information Group, MIT Computer Science and…

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Added by techATstate on March 7, 2013 at 7:30am — No Comments

Support of Publishers - Panelist Bios

Support of Publishers - Panelist Bios

Posting content online does not guarantee that it will be available to the people who need it when they need it. Internet repressive regimes regularly block political and social content. Research indicates that no more than 3% of users in countries where internet filtering is pervasive choose to use anti-censorship tools.…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Mobile Security - Panelist Bios

Mobile Security - Panelist Bios

Privacy and security of information exchanged on mobile devices has become a serious threat to activists, civil society organizations, and ordinary citizens who want to exercise their right of free expression. On mobile devices, every call is recorded, every text message is saved, and every location stored. Especially in…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Export Controls - Panelist Bios

Export Controls - Panelist Bios

Certain Internet monitoring, filtering, and blocking technologies are likely to be misused by repressive governments for censorship and surveillance in violation of international human rights standards. This panel will focus on whether and how the export of some technologies manufactured in the U.S. or other western countries…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Online Voices for All - Panelist Bios

Online Voices for All - Panelist Bios

The ability to access the Internet and freely express one’s opinions is a core principal of Internet freedom. Unfortunately, there is a large online gender gap, limiting access to the Internet for many women and other marginalized groups. Once online, the ability of women and others such as LGBT and certain ethnic groups to…

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Added by techATstate on March 6, 2013 at 11:00pm — No Comments

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