Author Archives: Michael Froomkin

Grossman on We Robot 2018

In what has become an annual tradition, Wendy Grossman provides the best write-up of We Robot 2018 you are going to read.

See you in Miami next year!

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Parody Project

Parody Project’s “Confounds the Sciednce”, says David Brin, is “One of the best pieces of musical political satire I’ve seen in years!“:

Parody Project are prolific. Leaving the science tag, I like What Does the Gun Say?, Where Have all the Statesmen Gone?, The Age that Will Bury Us, and Battle Hymn of the Republic – Modified for Relevance:

There’s lots more where that came from.

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UF Privacy & Media Conference

I’m at the University of Florida’s Technology, Media & Privacy Law Conference today, speaking on a panel on “Anonymity in the New Media Landscape: Free Speech or Invasion of Privacy & Defamation?”.

The whole event is being live-streamed in two parts: Morning and Afternoon.

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Law School Course Selection Advice

I have updated my page on law school course selection advice. Primarily aimed at UMiami Law, but comments from any quarter welcomed.

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Briefly Quoted

David Ingram’s Reuters article, Facebook fuels broad privacy debate by tracking non-users concludes with a short quote from yours truly.

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Off to We Robot 2018

I’m off to We Robot 2018, at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. Ian kerr and I will be presenting our draft paper When AIs Outperform Doctors: The Dangers of a Tort-Induced Over-Reliance on Machine Learning and What (Not) to Do About it (co-authored with Joelle Pineau).

Long plane ride, but maybe I’ll see you there?

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