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Open Government Data Fuels Private Sector Innovation: Data Jams, Hackathons and Datapaloozas

Posted: March 12, 2014 at 4:41 pm   /   Energy & Environment, Review Issues, Technology, Web Articles

What happens when you put dozens of energy specialists, technology experts and government policymakers in a room? Senior Editor Lauren Caldwell discusses open government data initiatives — including datapaloozas, data jams and hackathons — with a Department of Energy Presidential Innovation Fellow.

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Big Data and You: Weekly Round-Up

Posted: March 7, 2014 at 10:55 am   /   From the Editors, Law, Review Issues, Security

This week’s news on big data: privacy, public health, and the “scary” state of cybersecurity.

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Supplement to the Summer/Fall 2013 Issue: Terror on the Seas: Assessing the Threat of Modern Day Piracy

Posted: February 10, 2014 at 5:00 pm   /   Development, Economics, Law, Regional, Review Issues, Security, Web Articles

Maritime piracy is a major post-Cold War challenge to U.S. and international security. While the Greater Gulf of Aden represents the face of modern maritime piracy, the threat is larger than just the Puntland region of Somalia and the Bab el-Mandeb waterway. Brandon Prins, Ursula Daxevker, and Amanda Sanford look at the current threats posed by modern-day piracy.

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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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Uncharted Waters: Maritime Security and Resource Challenges Panel

Posted: December 30, 2013 at 9:30 am   /   Economics, Event, From the Editors, Interviews, Law, Regional, Review Issues, Security

On December 9th, the SAIS Review welcomed Caitlyn Antrim, James Bridger, and William Komiss for the “Uncharted Waters: Maritime Security and Resource Challenges” panel in Rome Auditorium.

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