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  • 29 Mar 2022
    Torben Iversen, Philipp Rehm

    An introduction to “Big Data and the Welfare State”

    A central function of the state is to provide insurance against the vagaries of life and markets, such as accidents, ill health, old age, or unemployment. Collectively, these mandatory risk pooling arrangements are known as social insurance, or the welfare state. According to influential accounts in the literature, the welfare state exists because (social) insurance […]

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  • 2 Feb 2021
    Joshua A. T. Fairfield

    Law and the Language of the Future

    Joshua A.T. Fairfield, author of Runaway Technology, on hate speech, disinformation, and technology,

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  • 28 Oct 2020
    Orietta Da Rold

    Paper in Medieval England: from Pulp to Fictions

    When I started to dream up my book Paper in Medieval England: from Pulp to Fictions, I wanted to find out why medieval people were interested in paper and how paper became a success story in pre-modern times. It was a project of discovery as well as deep frustration. Paper seemed to have quite a […]

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  • 14 Jan 2016
    Wind turbines. Photo: Reyenmedia via Creative Commons.
    Charlie Wilson, Arnulf Grubler

    How can we innovate successfully to address climate change?

    Charlie Wilson and Arnulf Grubler, editors of Energy Technology Innovation: Learning from Historical Successes and Failures (2014), examine the path to successful innovation.

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