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The Two Second Head Start: Implications of Exclusive Access by Private Companies to Publicly-Funded Research

The Two Second Head Start: Implications of Exclusive Access by Private Companies to Publicly-Funded Research

On June 12, 2013 it was revealed that news agency Thompson-Reuters has been giving a small and elite group of stock market traders access to the highly-influential “Consumer Sentiment Index” (CSI) through high-speed data connection two full seconds before releasing the report to its other paying customers at 9:55 a.m., and before it publicly releases … Continue reading

Rendering Leaders From Virtual Worlds: The Implications of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games for Public Policy Leadership

Rendering Leaders From Virtual Worlds: The Implications of Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games for Public Policy Leadership

As a result of technology and changing consumer behaviors, entirely new avenues for cultivating leadership have sprung up that have the possibility to hone leadership skills for a new generation of public policy makers. In the past two decades, one of the major shifts in how the Western World recreates has been away from passive … Continue reading