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Matthew Claudel

Matthew Claudel

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Matthew Claudel is a research fellow at the Senseable City Laboratory.

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  1. Hacking for Humanity
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    Hacking for Humanity

    Jan 23, 2015 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel make the case for ethical infiltration of digital systems.

  2. The Urban Village
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    The Urban Village

    Nov 4, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel explore the potential of computational social science to show why cities thrive.

  3. The Ratings Revolution
    Hotel Concierge Adrian Flower/Flickr

    The Ratings Revolution

    Aug 20, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel explore how customer feedback is transforming services.

  4. Life in the Uber City
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    Life in the Uber City

    Jun 16, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel say that when it comes to the coming transformation of urban space, taxis are just the beginning.

  5. The Driverless City

    The Driverless City

    Jan 14, 2014 Carlo Ratti & Matthew Claudel foresee a world in which self-driving cars reconfigure urban life.

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    Making the Most of FDI

    Keun Lee considers what it takes to convert foreign investment into growth, development, and technological upgrading.
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    Explaining Americans’ Pessimism About a Strong Economy

    Jeffrey Frankel considers possible reasons for the disconnect between economic performance and public perceptions.
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    Sharing the Tech Wealth

    Diane Coyle

    Big Tech firms flagrantly disregard the implicit social contract that enables capitalist economies to thrive. The time has come to curb their market power and establish the institutional mechanisms necessary to prevent the benefits of technological innovation from being monopolized by a privileged few.

    urges investment in digital public infrastructure to curb the adverse effects of market power.
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    The WTO’s FDI Challenge

    Karl P. Sauvant urges the World Trade Organization’s members to adopt the new Investment Facilitation for Development Agreement.
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    Europe and the World Need Ukraine to Prevail

    Dmytro Kuleba & Josep Borrell

    Ukrainians, Europeans, and others around the world all have an interest in opposing the kind of war of aggression that Russia launched two years ago. Failing to support Ukraine now would invite a return to the dark past of military aggression, imperialism, and colonialism – and not just in Europe.

    remind everyone of the stakes in Russia's war of aggression, as it enters its third year.
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    Is Blockchain Ready for Primetime?

    Josh Burek considers whether the technology has checked all the boxes needed to achieve wider adoption.
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    Russia Will Honor Navalny Someday

    Carl Bildt reflects on the murdered opposition leader’s success in challenging Vladimir Putin’s regime.
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    Europe Is Home Alone

    Joschka Fischer thinks the threats to European security have become too great for the status quo to bear.
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    Economic Possibilities for Our Overworked Grandchildren

    Kaushik Basu shows how it is possible to redistribute income from the rich to the poor without undermining individual incentives.

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