Emerging Technologies

Prohibiting this technology would be an overreaction to the perceived risks.
Emerging Technologies
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March 25, 2020
Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a high-level forum to connect stakeholders working to promote AI in Europe, showcase advances in AI, and promote AI policies supporting its development to EU policymakers and thought leaders.
January 15, 2020
Prohibiting this technology would be an overreaction to the perceived risks.
January 15, 2020
Congress should pursue opportunities to establish policies that support positives uses of facial recognition technology, but limit potential misuse and abuse.
January 13, 2020
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.
January 10, 2020
U.S. laws and regulations should recognize and protect AI-generated IP, and assign ownership of AI-generated work to the person or organization that owns the AI.
December 5, 2019
ITIF hosted a conversation about the potential applications of facial recognition technology, industry best practices in the use of the technology, and policies that spur innovation and deployment while preserving privacy and security.
December 2, 2019
New technologies are poised to automate everything from infrastructure to traditionally human jobs. Some may fear a coming robot takeover, but as Daniel Castro writes for Government Technology, the real problem is that automation isn't happening fast enough.
December 2, 2019
Automation boosts labor productivity, which is key to long-run economic growth. A new study examines the impact of automation on labor productivity in nine manufacturing industries across 12 European countries from 1995 to 2005, comparing the number of robots in use in an industry with the amount it invests in non-ICT capital.
November 25, 2019
Rob Atkinson explains in the National Review that with the proper safeguards, facial-recognition technology can help law enforcement catch criminals.
November 12, 2019
Contrary to common belief, enterprise automation is not a cause for alarm, but instead a societal imperative. Modern nations will need all the productivity they can get to address today’s ever-more-resource-constrained challenges.

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