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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.


US AI Policy Report Card

US AI Policy Report Card

The 117th Congress was the most AI-focused congressional session in history with 130 AI bills proposed, so it is a good moment to take stock of U.S. AI policy accomplishments to date and identify areas where there is room for continued progress.

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March 21, 2023|Events

AI-Generated Art: Boom or Bust for Human Creativity?

Join the Center for Data Innovation for a discussion on how generative AI works, how artists are using these tools, and whether AI-generated art will be a boom or bust for human creativity.

March 20, 2023|Reports & Briefings

Critics of Generative AI Are Worrying About the Wrong IP Issues

Critics argue developers of generative AI systems such as ChatGPT and DALL-E have unfairly trained their models on copyrighted works. Those concerns are misguided.

March 7, 2023|Events

Will ChatGPT Forever Change Education?

Watch ITIF's Center for Data Innovation's discussion about the promises and pitfalls of generative AI in the classroom and the ways policymakers can support educators while allowing this new technology to prosper.

March 6, 2023|Presentations

Policy Dialogue on AI and Data for Society

Gillian Diebold speaks about the data divide at a policy roundtable.

February 23, 2023|Events

Where Should US AI Policy Be Headed Next?

Watch ITIF's Center for Data Innovation's panel discussion on the impact and efficacy of AI policy to date. Experts will debate on how policymakers can best nurture the capabilities and activities of the U.S. AI ecosystem moving forward.

February 16, 2023|Presentations

ChatGPT in the Classroom & Data for Social Good

Gillian Diebold speaks about artificial intelligence and K-12 education at a webinar hosted by Landing Zone, a project under InnovateEDU.

February 13, 2023|Blogs

Fact of the Week: OpenAI’s ChatGPT User Base Has Grown Faster Than TikTok’s or Instagram’s

Launched November 30, 2022, OpenAI’s ChatGPT had 57 million users by the end of December and likely reached 100 million monthly active users by the end of January, according to investment bank UBS. For comparison, it took TikTok and Instagram (two of the most widely used social media platforms) about nine months and 2.5 years, respectively, to reach that number.

February 8, 2023|Reports & Briefings

Ten Principles for Regulation That Does Not Harm AI Innovation

Concerns about artificial intelligence have prompted policymakers to propose a variety of laws and regulations to create “responsible AI.” Unfortunately, many proposals would likely harm AI innovation because few have considered what “responsible regulation of AI” entails.

February 1, 2023|Reports & Briefings

The AI Act Should Be Technology-Neutral

The AI Act’s broad definition of AI penalizes technologies that do not pose novel risks. To resolve this, policymakers should revise the definition of AI to only apply to specific AI approaches that create significant challenges.

December 2, 2022|Reports & Briefings

Slow Progress Is Taking the Fear Out of Artificial Intelligence

Defending Digital Series, No. 12: Nearly seven years into the deep learning era, it’s clear that breakthrough benefits of AI are taking longer to develop than many predicted. This gives society plenty of time to address any risks and downsides, if and when they actually occur.

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