About the Author
Ross Hostetter

Ross Hostetter

Ross brings over 30 years of experience in conflict resolution, coaching, legal work, spiritual development, teaching, and communication to the Legal Evolution Group. His custom-designed leadership training and consulting practice uses complex problems as a springboard to an expanded view of who we might become.

He is an experienced teacher, having designed and conducted numerous multi-day training courses for trial lawyers throughout the United States and Canada. Ross has been recognized by D Magazine as one of the best lawyers in Dallas, and has been named a “Texas Super Lawyer” four times by Texas Monthly Magazine. In addition, he has conducted in-house consulting and training for such clients as the Federal Reserve Bank, the FDIC, Chevron Corporation, the Texas College of Advanced Judicial Studies, and a variety of national and local law firms. He has been featured as a speaker at the international conference of the Society of Professionals in Dispute Resolution, and at dozens of professional association meetings and conferences. Before becoming a mediator, he was co-founder of an AV rated firm involved in a general trial practice in Dallas. He has conducted over 3,000 mediations, and is the author of an award winning novel, Keepers of the Field.

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Big Data in Little China

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Are there fundamentally different ways for countries to progress into and through modernity? After all, the western model has been dominant for 200 years because of its success in doing so. But might Big Data — as controlled either by strong central states, private monopolistic businesses, or both — allow new forms of social regulation that can drive the evolution of non-western societies into modern values and beyond?