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TPRC Town Hall-The information Society: Restoring the Future

Session Topics

  • Information Society: The promise and the reality
  • Is the information society a happy society?
  • Is scholarship of the information sector inherently off-base, and why?
  • So what do we do next to advance a happier information society?
    • How to deal with market power
    • How to deal with AI and algorithms
    • How to spend the billions of infrastructure money

Facilitators: 

Eli M. Noam, Columbia University
Johannes Bauer, Quello Center, Michigan State University

Comments by:
The Honorable Ro Khanna, U.S. Representative
Sherry Turkle, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Robin Mansell, London School of Economics
Michael R. Nelson, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace