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The Big Data Backlash: News Roundup, March 31 – April 7

Posted: April 7, 2014 at 4:22 pm   /   Economics, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Security

All big ideas face a backlash: big data is no different. This week, we’re exploring common criticisms of the use of big data.

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Seeking Student Submissions: Big Data

Posted: January 13, 2014 at 8:05 pm   /   Economics, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Review Issues, Technology

The SAIS Review of International Affairs is now seeking submissions from SAIS students on the topic of Big Data.

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SAIS Review of International Affairs Summer/Fall 2013 Launch Event

Posted: December 1, 2013 at 9:26 pm   /   Economics, Event, From the Editors, Law, Politics, Regional, Security

Please join the SAIS Review for a launch event on Monday, December 9th at 4:30 PM in the Rome Auditorium. Light refreshments will be served! RSVP to OR on our Facebook event page.

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Gauging the Foreign and Domestic Impacts of Snowden’s Revelations

Posted: November 21, 2013 at 10:57 am   /   Law, Politics, Security, Web Articles

Tyler Owens, a second-year MA student at SAIS, discusses the effects of the NSA spying scandal on data security and international public opinion.

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The Egyptian Uprising: A Case Study in Intifadat and the Difficulty of Lasting Change

Posted: April 16, 2013 at 1:38 pm   /   Politics, Regional, Security, Web Articles

SAIS graduate Jennifer Fishkin contradicts several assumptions about the Egyptian uprising, evaluates the prospects for change, and discusses the consequences for today’s regime in Egypt in this provocative paper.

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