Woodward Interviewed on Facial Recognition Technology
On May 3, 2023, John Woodward, Professor of the Practice of International Relations at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies, discusses New York City’s proposed law to ban certain private sector use of facial recognition technology in a segment on Fox News. Two bills have been introduced to prevent businesses and landlords from…
Greenwald (Pardee ’07) Appointed to CFTC Technology Advisory Committee
Michael B. Greenwald (Pardee ’07), a previous lecturer at the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University, has been appointed to the Commodity Futures Trading Commission’s (CFTC) Technology Advisory Committee (TAC). The CFTC is a federal regulatory commission that aims to protect the futures and options markets, ensuring that American markets are…
Greenacre Explores Regulatory Challenges Presented by Mobile Money
“Banking has existed for at least 800 years…By contrast, mobile money emerged in 2004, creating a range of risks to users and surrounding economies that we are only just starting to understand and requiring new regulatory tools.”
Woodward Chairs Panel on Facial Recognition Technologies
During Professor Woodward’s Connect: ID Conference panel, subject matter experts discussed emerging issues in facial recognition, public perceptions of the technology, facial recognition in government use cases, and policy concerns.
Ye Comments on Chinese Urbanization Projects
“Big banks, big tech, and big green companies [still] have a lot of bargaining power, and want to go to those [centres] for that specific industry.”
Pardee Center Concludes “The Future of…” Webinar Series
Experts discussed the future of the digital and robotics industry, how the digital future has progressed, how technology has impacted people’s lives in the COVID-19 pandemic, and how this technology could lead to greater societal inequities.
Woodward Appointed to MA Commission on Facial Recognition
Created by Massachusetts law, the commission is charged with conducting a study of facial recognition’s use in the commonwealth and making policy recommendations
Najam Speaks at Harvard Panel on Technology and Climate Change
Dean Adil Najam spoke as part of a panel on the politics of science and technology in the face of climate change.
Najam Writes Op-Ed on ‘The New World Disorder’
Najam argues that we may be seeing the messy dismantling of a world order.
Lori in CSM on Technology and the Refugee Crisis
Prof. Noora Lori discusses how technological innovations are aiding refugees across the globe.