Spring 2020 Speaking and Travel Schedule

I’m not teaching this semester, so I have a flexible schedule. As always, if I’m going to be in your neighborhood and you’d like to connect, let me know. Jan. 23-24: UCLA conference on algorithmic criminal justice Feb. 6: Developed/The…

Everyone Has Their Own Horrific United Airlines Story. Here’s Ours

My wife, my 14 year old daughter, and I were passengers on United flight #955, from TLV to SFO, scheduled to depart December 26, 2019 at 12:55 am. Due to the departure time, many passengers will stay awake the entire…

Channel Islands Restoration (CIR) Volunteer Trip to San Nicolas Island

Channel Islands Restoration (CIR) Volunteer Trip to San Nicolas Island

Yesterday, I did a service trip to San Nicolas Island through Channel Islands Restoration (CIR). If you’re considering doing a similar trip, I hope this post will help you know what to expect. About San Nicolas Island The 8 Channel…

My Spring 2019 Presentation/Travel Schedule

Here’s my upcoming speaking/travel schedule (note I’m not teaching this semester): January 18, Sacramento: California Chamber of Commerce legislative staffer briefing on the California Consumer Privacy Act January 30, SCU: closed-door faculty workshop on my next big paper, Content Moderation…

Suggestions for Conference Organizers [Repost from Concurring Opinions’ Archive]

[In 2007, I guest-blogged at the group law professor blog Concurring Opinions. With the demise of that blog, I am now archiving my guest posts on my own blog. This post first appeared on February 7, 2007.] Symposia/conferences are an integral…

How I Celebrated My 50th Birthday

How I Celebrated My 50th Birthday

As I mentioned in March, I turned 50 this year. Rather than limit my “birthday” to a single day, I decided to enjoy a year-long celebration. Here’s everything I did: Travel I spent a day at Valley of Fire state…

My Visit to San Miguel Island

My Visit to San Miguel Island

As part of my year-long 50th birthday celebration, my friend Yen and I camped at San Miguel Island. You’ve probably never heard of the island, and it’s a hard place to get to. Indeed, only about 200 lucky people a…

My Fall 2018 Speaking/Travel Schedule

My schedule of upcoming talks and travel for this semester. As always, if I’m going to be in your area and you’d like to connect, please let me know. August 22: Connected Health Initiative videoconference on California Consumer Privacy Act…

Summer 2018 Travel/Speaking Schedule

My schedule of upcoming talks and trips. As always, it would be delight to see you at one of these events or locations–email me! May 4, San Francisco: Bay Area IP Profs Works-in-Progress conference (talk about the copyright/privacy paper that…

How I’m Celebrating a Milestone Birthday (and How You Can Help)

I’m turning 50 in a few weeks, and I’ve been thinking how to celebrate the milestone. There are many online clickbait pages on the topic, most of which are either generic or insipid. I guess after so many years of life, I should…