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  • Health Care in 2013
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    Health Care in 2013

    Panelists talked about the technology innovations in the health care industry. Topics included advances in the fields of genomics, robotics, and aviation. They also discussed the increasing…

  • Modernizing Financial Disclosure Rules
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    Modernizing Financial Disclosure Rules

    A panel discussion was held on methods that modern technology could be used to more effectively provide investors with data about companies. Joseph Grundfest participated by remote video.

  • America OnLine  Time Warner Merger
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    America OnLine - Time Warner Merger

    Commissioners heard testimony on the proposed merger between Time-Warner and America OnLine. U.S. broad-band service issues were discussed such as the effect of the merger on promises of…

  • The New Economy and Government
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    The New Economy and Government

    President Clinton moderated a panel about using the tools of the new economy to empower civil society and government. Among the issues addressed were enhancing job prospects in impoverished…

  • High Technology Impact on the US Economy
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    High Technology Impact on the U.S. Economy

    Witnesses testified about Internet technologies and how the Internet has changed business practices in the U.S. and around the world. Among the issues discussed were Internet security, the pace…

  • Future Uses of Computers
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    Future Uses of Computers

    Ms. Dyson talked about her book, Release 2.0: A Design for Living in the Digital Age. She described future uses of computers and their impact on society, including the meaning of electronic…

  • Government and Telecommunications Technology
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    Government and Telecommunications Technology

    Participants discussed the proper role for government in an information, rather than industrial, based society. They examined how this role will change as communications technologies…

  • Communications Technology and the Economy
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    Communications Technology and the Economy

    In a session from an Aspen Summit on Cyberspace and the American Dream II entitled, “The Way of the Market,” panelists discussed the rapid development of computers and communications…