Latest from Larry Downes
A new U.N. report makes clear that the lack of connectivity among those displaced from their homes, and often their countries, is particularly acute.
  • Apr 24, 2019
Tech’s loudest critics argue that the gears of government are turning too slowly. But that’s actually another reason why calls to simply throw out measured approaches to regulating competition are dangerous, despite their populist appeal.
  • Jan 16, 2019
Tech platforms are in a tough position as increasingly hostile and misleading content proliferates online — because picking and choosing among good and bad speech is a no-win proposition.
  • Aug 30, 2018
5th generation mobile is the next big leap in wireless communications. Here's what it will mean for you.
  • Jun 5, 2018
Conservatives should be supportive of such innovations — consumer-supplied information can reduce reliance on regulation and enforcement by encouraging market forces that reward better business practices.
  • May 2, 2018
A new book by a tech critic offers hope for making tech innovation socially responsible.
  • Mar 1, 2018
The new networks will be critical for handling the sevenfold increase that Cisco projects for mobile Internet traffic as well as the billions of new connected devices and connected local infrastructure.
  • Feb 8, 2018
Though there were some positive court rulings on patents this year, there were plenty of eye-rolling moments.
  • Dec 8, 2017
Attacks are coming from many sources.
  • Oct 30, 2017