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Ted Claypoole

Why Big Tech Wants Your Body

Your body may be a wonderland or a wasteland, but it is a goldmine of data. Collectors of information have noticed. In our midwinter exploration of the economic and legal foundations of data regulation, we next turn to a natural tool for personal identification, for ongoing transactions (like […]

Technologies Lost in 2020

In 2020, a more tragic year than most, we lost giants of the technology world. We lost Larry Tesler, PARC’s magician, later at Apple, who helped develop the computer commands that run our lives, like ‘search and replace’ and ‘copy and paste,’ and other concepts crucial for user-friendly […]