Category Archives: Christopher Markou

Keeping the world at arm’s length: what the Amish can teach us about technology

Keeping the world at arm’s length: what the Amish can teach us about technology

by Christopher Markou, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge Must technology dictate the nature and quality of our future? Or should we make a New Year’s resolution to become bigger players in determining how technology shapes our lives, and what advantages might be best to surrender? 2015 might be termed “the year of the robot”… Read more

Will the recent High Court Uber ruling eventually help Google launch driverless cars and what can history tell us about technological change and the law?

Will the recent High Court Uber ruling eventually help Google launch driverless cars and what can history tell us about technological change and the law?

by Professor Simon Deakin, Centre for Business Research & Christopher Markou, Faculty of Law, University of Cambridge In a major victory for the ride-sharing company Uber, the High Court has handed down a long-awaited ruling that Uber’s smartphone app does not function as a taximeter, contrary to the position of Transport for London (TfL) who… Read more

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