M. Eric Johnson

I enjoyed the b-roll you took. Also happy you balanced the message — as we say in the paper, it is easy just to hype the threat.

Evaluating Government Funding

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Abstract: “A presidential report asserts the value of U.S. government investments in the cross-agency Networking and Information Technology Research and Development program and specifies areas needing greater focus.”

Regulators ask: What is Bitcoin?

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An article about legal challenges to the decentralized virtual currency Bitcoin, specifically on how the question of its definition affects its place in law.

The Future of Free Speech Online

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A very brief article about whether survey respondents believe that technology companies in the democratic West will increasingly help repressive governments.

Cloud-based HPC

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A very brief article about a U.S. Government report on whether high-performance computing is cost-effective using cloud-computing techniques.

IT drives policy — and vice versa

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Reporting on a three-day conference about technology policy. This was my biggest case of preparation overkill: 12,000 words of notes went into a 575-word article.