President’s Note

HPR President Ali Hakim discusses the Fall 2017 issue of the magazine.

Artificially Intelligent Criminal Justice Reform

Whether we like it or not, AI is coming with many of its more positive consequences for the U.S. criminal justice system.

On Trial: The Experts vs. the People

As technology and science drive the future, the treatment of knowledge and expertise could benefit from a return to past culture.

Algorithmic Decision-Making

To what extent should computers make decisions for society? Keeping algorithms accountable is necessary to ensure that we have equity and faith in automated decision making processes going forward.

Silicon Valley: The Hero the United States Deserves

As technology and society continue to advance by leaps and bounds, Silicon Valley is exactly what we need—a protector and an innovator.

For the People: Improving Governments with Technology

Civic tech’s focus on user-centered design improves relations between governments and their constituents.