As the dot-com celebrates its 25th anniversary, Rob Atkinson looks forward to the next 25 years of the commercial Internet
Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs
March 15, 2010
March 6, 2010
Going beyond carbon emissions caps, innovation economists are calling for bold public-private partnerships to spur energy research
February 3, 2010
In this "BusinessWeek" blog Rob Atkinson describes the mounting global competition for renewable energy.
January 12, 2010
The debate over whole-body imaging for airport screening should focus on the merits of the technology, rather than privacy fears based on speculation and worst-case scenarios.
January 6, 2010
Piracy hurts the economy. Stopping piracy is important for creating American jobs.
December 31, 2009
The digital information revolution is not likely to produce a world that looks significantly different than the world of the recent past.
December 1, 2009
An op-ed in Federal Computer Weekly discussing the problems with relying on professional certification to improve the security outlook of government agencies.
November 15, 2009
Rob Atkinson describes how better data needs to be available on America's colleges and universities.
October 26, 2009
In this video blog Rob Atkinson explores the debate over online behavioral targeting.
September 24, 2009
Privacy controls need to be built into systems like the smart grid, but they are not serious barriers to implementation.