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As every sector of the global economy and nearly every facet of modern society undergo digital transformation, ITIF advocates for policies that spur not just the development of IT innovations, but more importantly their adoption and use throughout the economy. In the area of artificial intelligence, ITIF studies issues related to competitiveness, governance, ethics, development, and adoption.

September 13, 2022

Should the EU Regulate General-Purpose AI Systems?

Join the Center for Data Innovation for a discussion on the proposed amendments to the EU’s AI Act for general-purpose systems and its implications for AI development, innovation, and deployment in the EU and beyond.

May 24, 2022

How Can AI Improve Educational Outcomes in the United States?

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are creating opportunities to improve K-12 education. Personalized learning applications can increase student engagement in the classroom and close learning gaps, while AI tools can help teachers reduce their

May 2, 2022

Podcast: Back to the Future: Historical Lessons of U.S. AI Policy, With Arthur Herman

The United States has been a leader in artificial intelligence (AI) since the 1950s. But AI and other advanced industry leadership in the United States has been threatened by increased competition with China. Rob and Jackie sat down with Arthur Herman, a senior fellow and director of the Quantum Alliance Initiative at The Hudson Institute, to discuss how AI leadership in the United States has eroded and what policymakers can do to save it for the future.

April 25, 2022

AI Bias Is Correctable. Human Bias? Not So Much

“Defending Digital” Series, No. 5: Individual decisions are shaped by our values, beliefs, experiences, inclinations, prejudices, and blind spots. These “biases” can easily leak into information system design. But overall and over time, modern technology will prove a force for more fair and objective societal actions.

April 25, 2022

How AI Can Improve K-12 Education in the United States

Personalized learning powered by AI provides a unique opportunity to close learning gaps between students in lower-income schools and those in wealthier ones, as well as improve educational outcomes for all students.

April 11, 2022

Fact of the Week: Investing in AI Significantly Reduced Business Risk During the COVID-19 Pandemic

An increase of one standard deviation in the use of AI applications is associated with a 9.2 percent reduction in business risks due to the pandemic.

March 23, 2022

Book Talk on “Human-Centered AI” With Ben Shneiderman

Watch ITIF’s Center for Data Innovation for a conversation with Ben Shneiderman, whose new book calls for a “human-centered” perspective on AI, as opposed to a “technology-centered” focus, so as to better serve human needs.

March 14, 2022

Fact of the Week: Large Firms Implementing Artificial Intelligence Enjoyed Additional Productivity Growth Within Just Three Years

Time-lag implementation in the regression also showed a delay of three years between the point of AI adoption and return on productivity growth, indicating an investment delay for AI that could also explain previous literature gaps.

February 14, 2022

Fact of the Week: Increasing Industrial Use of AI Improves Purchasing Power and Reduces regionsal Inequality

The long-run benefits of industrial intelligence in China shows that AI can be an engine for regionsal economic parity as well as for growth.

January 10, 2022

AI Start-Ups Attracted Over 21 Percent of The World’s Venture Capital in 2020

This 28-fold increase from 2012 to 2020 was driven primarily by investment growth in the United States and China.

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