The past year has seen a remarkable rise in the quality and quantity of deepfakes — realistic-looking images and videos produced with artificial intelligence that portray someone doing or saying something that never actually happened, such as Nixon delivering an alternate moon landing speech.
September 5, 2017
While the immediate challenge for local leaders is to implement the necessary technology to enable a smart city, the long-term one is to create the partnerships necessary to build “learning cities” writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
July 10, 2017
Driving the transformation of the federal enterprise through innovation is central not just to improving the lives of Americans and boosting productivity, but also to restoring faith in government.
July 6, 2017
State and local governments restrict the supply side of the short-term rental market by blocking individuals from using services like Airbnb, but less noticed are the restrictions these governments also place on the demand side, argues ITIF’s Daniel Castro in the July/August 2017 Government Technology.
June 1, 2017
Data can play an important role in the fight against addiction, but privacy concerns are hampering the effectiveness of prescription drug monitoring programs, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
May 9, 2017
Daniel Castro explains in StateTech how state and local administrators can improve their agency’s Internet presence and, in turn, citizen services.
May 3, 2017
ITIF submitted written comments to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on the Legislative Branch regarding the state of legislative websites.
May 3, 2017
In Innovation Files, Alan McQuinn tests legislative branch websites to see how well they scored on a set of metrics.
April 3, 2017
Most government agencies must build websites with limited staff and resources, and while this makes building a successful website more challenging, it’s still possible, writes Daniel Castro in Government Technology.
March 31, 2017
In Innovation Files, Alan McQuinn explores the tool ITIF used in a recent report to evaluate DNSSEC and offers additional details about the results.
March 8, 2017
The public relies on federal websites to access information and services from the U.S. government, yet 92 percent of its most popular sites fail to meet basic standards for security, speed, mobile friendliness, or accessibility.