Lawrence Lessig

Open-Source, Closed Minds

Theres something obvious to anyone close to technology today: Nonproprietary technology helps proprietary enterprise.For example, the global positioning system was set free for commercial development by Ronald Reagan in...

Service Calls

If there were a Nobel Prize awarded for business innovation, Id nominate the person who first thought of giving customers at convenience stores their purchases for free if the...

Spectrum for All

A generation from now, when policy types look back to the first decade of the 21st Century, there is no doubt they will think of a "Powell" as one...

Wireless Spectrum: Defining the Commons in Cyberspace

Skepticism about whether a "spectrum commons" could work most likely springs from the way weve been trained to think about "spectrum." A hundred years of careless talk has led...

Racing Against Time

In 1998, Congress passed the Sonny Bono Copyright Term Extension Act, which extended the term of existing and future copyrights by 20 years—from 75 to 95 years for corporate...

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Lenovo ISG and Strategic Partners: Sharing Innovations

Lenovo’s Infrastructure Solutions Group (ISG) recently issued announcements that illustrate the value offered by its strategic partners. Let’s consider them in more detail. Also see: Digital...

Cisco CSO Liz Centoni’s Tech Forecast: Edge, Cryptography, AI

I spoke with Liz Centoni, Chief Strategy Officer at Cisco, about her predictions for tech in the year ahead. We discussed her four key forecasts...

Zscaler Works to Secure a Connected World

The world is more connected than ever thanks to the proliferation of Internet of Things (IoT), connected edge computing devices and the technology that...

eWEEK TweetChat, February 14: Why is Multicloud So Difficult?

On Tuesday, February 14, at 11 AM PT, @eWEEKNews will host its monthly #eWEEKChat. The topic will be Why is Multicloud So Difficult?, and...

Top Business Process Management Companies

Business process management is the coordination of staff and computing systems to produce advantageous business outcomes. Along with traditional processes for accounting and finance, there...