Jan 20, 2015
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The cover story explores technology literacy in young children, and presents questions adults should consider to help ensure that "screen time" is purposefully integrated to support learning. A second feature presents the challenges and societal benefits of self-driving cars. The Q&A features Lillian Ablon, the first female winner of DEF CON 21, speaking on hacking and the importance of encouraging young girls to pursue their interests in STEM. The POV column features Ken Feinberg, administrator of several tragedy-related compensation programs, on the value of life. The Voices column offers a sober look at legalizing marijuana by Beau Kilmer, codirector of the RAND Drug Policy Research Center. We also report on a $5 million gift to the Pardee RAND Graduate School from the late John Cazier.