Following in the footsteps of Snap’s Spectacles and Amazon’s Echo Frames, Facebook’s newly announced Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses are the latest effort to transition digital communications from handheld devices to wearable displays.
September 28, 2018
Gene editing is a process of making precise changes to an organism’s DNA in a manner analogous to the way we change the text of a document with word processing software.
September 25, 2018
Alan McQuinn spoke on a panel on supersonic flight at the “Of Rockets and Robotics: The Regulation of Emerging Aerial Technology” event hosted by the Cato Institute. The event explored the market and policy barriers to the return of supersonic flight in the United States.
September 25, 2018
The State of the Quantum Computing Race: A Conversation with Pioneering Australian Quantum Physicist Michelle Simmons
Quantum computing offers the extraordinary potential to analyze in minutes problems a conventional computer could take thousands of years to solve. It represents “the space race of the computing era,” and few people understand it as well as Professor Michelle Simmons.
September 20, 2018
Quantum computing leverages principles from quantum mechanics (a branch of physics), notably the unique behaviors of subatomic particles such as electrons and photons, to enable new, extremely powerful computing architectures.
September 17, 2018
With the Internet of Things, it is possible to create intelligent systems that continuously collect vast arrays of data and transmit it over the Internet to be monitored and analyzed.
September 12, 2018
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel at the "Revitalizing American Industries: Putting Technology and Workforce Development to Work" event hosted by Real Clear Politics.
September 10, 2018
5G is the latest in the evolution of mobile wireless technologies. 5G goes beyond 4G LTE, and is expected to bring not just faster downloads, but a much more flexible and responsive network that can adapt to enable different uses. The benefits of next-generation wireless capabilities will reverberate throughout the economy, so it makes sense to adjust policy to spur its deployment and use.
September 4, 2018
Artificial intelligence (AI) is a branch of computer science devoted to creating computer systems that perform tasks characteristic of human intelligence, such as learning and decision-making. AI overlaps with other areas of study, including robotics, natural language processing, and computer vision.
August 16, 2018
As ITIF’s Alan McQuinn and Samuel Hammond of the Niskanen Center write for the Daily Caller, the next generation of supersonic passenger jets is projected to be cleaner, cheaper, and more affordable—helping increase accessibility to every corner of Spaceship Earth.
July 25, 2018
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for a discussed the various strategies countries are using to promote the development and adoption of AI.