Archive | October, 2015

What’s Next in Education?

It’s no secret that technology and innovation have drastically revolutionized the education model that we know today. Both K-12 and higher education have been disrupted with new interactive boards in the classroom and computers and tablets in the hands of most students and teachers. The learning experience for students now would be unrecognizable to students […]

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Cord Cutting, the Demise of the Cable Industry

As we have been discussing throughout the blog, the world we live in is being rapidly disrupted, and the TV and cable industry is not immune to this as people are “cutting the cord” and moving away from cable.  There have long been alternatives to cable, but now they are finally becoming practical and affordable […]

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What type of liability is IBM Watson?

Our lives are run by algorithms. Algorithms that are combined together can make a very powerful machine, even a machine that can think for itself. IBM has invented a product known as Watson, a supercomputer that understands both unstructured data and sophisticated data which is used to formulate solutions unique to the individual that is […]

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Finding the IP balance

The different groups in our Disruption Technology Law course have been looking at the transformation of various industries as a result of disruptive technologies. Although we have discussed some of the interconnectivity between industries, I would argue that the trade industry is inherently interconnected with every other industry being examined by our class. One area […]

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Apple Had a Great Year

On their fourth quarter earnings call yesterday afternoon, Apple showed that they are still dominant when it comes to technology and music in 2015. Apple has been a leader and innovator in music and technology for years by creating new products, perfecting others, and even joining new markets (streaming). This year, though, has been a […]

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The Impact of Original Programming

With the rise of streaming services such as Netflix and Amazon Prime Instant Video, consumers have been exposed to new, innovative programming from these providers. These original programs are created exclusively to air on that platform and be viewed by its subscribers. This breaks from the traditional model of shows airing on broadcast or cable […]

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A Better Understanding of CRISPR/Cas9

Who created the tool of genetic editing? Meet Jennifer Doudna, one of the co creates of the tool CRISPR/Cas9 the genome editing tool that is already in full effect. Before we begin on the details of this amazing breakthrough lets recap our last discussion. In the previous video, we went over the basic element of […]

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Mobile Apps: Impacting Shopping Habits

Just a few years ago, shopping was completely different. The streamlined use of mobile applications and web based shopping was not as popular, although little did we know it would gain traction and become one of the largest sectors of the retail industry. The tagline, “there is an app for that” has become a driving […]

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