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An armed robber’s Supreme Court case could affect all Americans’ digital privacy for decades to come

How much can your cellphone reveal about where you go?|Medium Read

Net neutrality repeal: Michigan Engineers weigh in

On Dec. 14, the FCC will vote on the rules that today ensure internet service providers treat all web content equally.|Medium Read

Campus of the future: It’s about connections, not tech

Op-ed from Michigan Daily by contributor and MSE professor Joanna Millunchick.|Medium Read

Is it better to live on the moon or on Mars? A scientific investigation

If humans needed to beat a retreat from planet Earth, would it be better to live on Mars, or on the moon?|Long Read

A plan for defending US manufacturers from cyberattacks

In The Hill, Sridhar Kota discusses how the manufacturing sector is increasingly interwoven with information technology and the Internet of Things. |Medium Read
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Nobody reads privacy policies – here’s how to fix that

Florian Schaub discusses turning privacy notices into something useful for consumers.|Medium Read

If we stopped emitting greenhouse gases right now, would we stop climate change?

Richard B. Rood, CLaSP professor, discusses the current state of climate change. |Medium Read
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Election security: We must start preparing now for 2018

Alex Halderman testifies before Congress.|Short Read

Why emojis might be your next password

Florian Schaub, EECS assistant professor, explores including emojis in passwords for higher security. |Medium Read

Will President Obama’s clean energy legacy endure?

Obama has prioritized development of wind and solar in a number of ways, including installation on military bases. Mark Barteau offers a look at the future of energy policy post-Obama.|Long Read

Saving lives by letting cars talk to each other

Huei Peng, ME professor, discusses the future of safety in autonomous vehicles. |Medium Read

How big data and algorithms are slashing the cost of fixing Flint’s water crisis

Jacob Abernethy, EECS assistant professor, discusses the Flint water crisis. |Medium Read