Emerging Technologies

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.
Emerging Technologies
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August 10, 2020
There’s a lot of doomsday hype around artificial intelligence in general, and the idea of so-called “killer robots” has been especially controversial. But when it comes to the ethics of these technologies, one can argue that robots actually could be more ethical than human operators.
July 17, 2020
As China emerges as a global economic and technological leader, what threats do its products pose to U.S. national security?
July 13, 2020
The European Union’s future prosperity is heavily reliant on it maintaining its status as a leader in the automotive industry.
June 24, 2020
ITIF hosted a video webinar to discuss the opportunities and challenges of expanding autonomous goods transportation and delivery in the United States.
June 16, 2020
Regardless of where one stands on police reform, banning facial recognition for law enforcement makes little sense. To understand the reasons, consider some of the most popular ideas for responding to police violence.
June 14, 2020
The Center for Data Innovation submitted a response to the public consultation of the European Commission on the White Paper on Artificial Intelligence—A European Approach.
June 12, 2020
ITIF submitted comments focusing on the Commission whitepaper’s proposal for an ex ante conformity assessment framework to verify and ensure that certain mandatory requirements applicable to high-risk applications of artificial intelligence are met and how this would act as a barrier to trade.
June 9, 2020
As Congress considers a phase 4 stimulus package, it would be a mistake to focus only on short-term recovery measures, as important as they are.
June 1, 2020
AI-related publications increased 10 percent annually from 2005 to 2015, growing to 23 percent a year from 2015 to 2018.
May 21, 2020
ITIF's Center for Data Innovation hosted a discussion on the challenges and opportunities of establishing a digital currency in the United States.

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