While most people are conditioned to see through the marketing hype surrounding “revolutionary!” and “game-changing!” new technologies, few have the same healthy skepticism when it comes to outsized claims about allegedly dire privacy risks that now routinely accompany many of the very same innovations. Taken at face value, these supposed privacy risks suggest that government should intervene to protect society. A closer look, however, reveals that privacy concerns are often misplaced or unnecessary, and they rapidly dissipate as people come to better understand and appreciate the products and services in question.
Please join ITIF for a spirited debate between ITIF President Rob Atkinson and Wendell Wallach.
Join ITIF for a spirited discussion about the state of artificial intelligence, whether super intelligent computers will someday pose a threat to the human race, and how policymakers should respond to these ideas.
Please join the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the Technology Policy Institute for an in-depth panel discussion about the European Commission’s recently unveiled strategy.
Join ITIF for an expert panel discussion on the opportunities and challenges for the administration in improving U.S. broadband policy.
Rob Atkinson will take part in a moderated discussion on the gamut of challenges to U.S. and California innovation-based competitiveness.