Improve Government Data To Increase Transparency

By Adam A. Millsap and Austin Eovito It’s widely recognized that government transparency is crucial for limiting corruption and maintaining public trust. Florida’s state and local governments are required to record and publish important financial data and the Florida Sunshine Law guarantees citizen’s have access to these data. Unfortunately, the [...]

By | 2019-04-18T11:50:06+00:00 April 18th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Improve Government Data To Increase Transparency

Are States the Appropriate Policy Playground When It Comes to Privacy?

By Jennifer Huddleston Each day headlines seem to tell a new scary story about something that has gone awry in the world of data privacy. In response to the growing number of concerned voices, states from Washington to Mississippi have considered data privacy legislation. Even some cities, such as Chicago, [...]

By | 2019-04-10T09:47:09+00:00 April 10th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are States the Appropriate Policy Playground When It Comes to Privacy?

Dockless Scooters Around the U.S.

By Nicholas Moayad Convenient and inexpensive public transportation methods have been widely available in the United States for decades, but with the technological advancements of the 21st century, more and more privately-owned transportation methods are being made available to anyone with a smartphone. Dockless scooters are one polarizing example of [...]

By | 2019-04-01T15:21:24+00:00 April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Dockless Scooters Around the U.S.

Who benefits from the gig economy?

By: Megan Hansen This article first appeared on The Benchmark: https://medium.com/cgo-benchmark/who-benefits-from-the-gig-economy-7fec8d50d33 Much has been written about the growth of the gig economy, and many have tried to estimate just how fast it’s growing. In 2016, economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger released research showing that the percentage of the American workforce made up [...]

By | 2019-03-13T15:46:04+00:00 March 14th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Who benefits from the gig economy?

Blockchain Technology May Drastically Change How We Invest

By Adam. A. Millsap Many people are familiar with Bitcoin, the digital currency. Some think Bitcoin will become a commonly accepted currency, like U.S. dollars, while others think its volatility and lack of government support will keep it a niche investment. But regardless of Bitcoin’s fate, the technology it’s built [...]

By | 2019-03-06T14:22:45+00:00 March 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Blockchain Technology May Drastically Change How We Invest

Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

By: Jennifer Huddleston Transportation is on the verge of its biggest renaissance in almost a century. From dockless scooters and autonomous vehicles to “flying taxis” and supersonic air travel, technology is rapidly changing the way we get from point A to point B in the 21st Century. In many of [...]

By | 2019-02-28T16:07:44+00:00 February 28th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

By: Jennifer Huddleston Transportation is on the verge of its biggest renaissance in almost a century. From dockless scooters and autonomous vehicles to “flying taxis” and supersonic air travel, technology is rapidly changing the way we get from point A to point B in the 21st Century. In many of these [...]

By | 2019-02-20T11:30:13+00:00 February 21st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Policy Approaches Can Accelerate the Transportation Future

Rural Broadband Access in Florida

By Vittorio Nastasi and Brooks Davis Florida is a rapidly growing state in both population and economic activity. With a population over 21 million, it is the third largest state and has the fourth largest economy in the nation. As that growth continues to work its way some areas have [...]

By | 2019-02-11T12:16:58+00:00 February 12th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Rural Broadband Access in Florida

The Assimilation of Telemedicine

By: Brooks Davis According to a recent article in U.S. news, a telemedicine company named Teladoc, which provides routine examinations is saving insurance providers $472 on average per call. This trend is a counter to a fact most of us are acutely aware of – that the trajectory of healthcare [...]

By | 2019-02-11T12:20:23+00:00 January 31st, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on The Assimilation of Telemedicine

Welcome to Minority Report

By: Sal Nuzzo In 2002, I went with friends to see the latest Tom Cruise movie to be released – the science fiction film Minority Report. Having been a Steven Spielberg fan all my life (Jaws kept me out of the ocean for most of my youth), I can remember [...]

By | 2019-01-22T17:31:14+00:00 January 22nd, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Welcome to Minority Report