Emerging Technologies

The use of robotics will increase productivity and has the potential to bring more manufacturing production work back to developed countries. As productivity increases, labor is likely to receive a significant share of the benefits.
Emerging Technologies
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January 27, 2019
Allegations that Amazon is peddling racially biased facial recognition software to the unsuspecting public are more fiction than fact, as they confuse and conflate two similarly named, but otherwise very different technologies—facial recognition and facial analysis.
January 24, 2019
As Rob Atkinson writes for RealClearPolicy, we will not run out of jobs because we will not run out of work to do. It's as simple as that.
January 7, 2019
The next wave of digital innovation is coming. Countries can welcome it, prepare for it, and ride it to new heights of innovation and prosperity, or they can ignore the changing tide and miss the wave.
December 28, 2018
In an op-ed for InsideSources, Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin explain how the rise of cashierless stores, enabled by facial recognition technology, may help reduce racial discrimination while shopping.
December 17, 2018
In a high-level hearing hosted by the European Political Strategy Centre, Daniel Castro outlined how important technology trends will affect Europe's ability to protect its strategic interest.
December 13, 2018
ITIF submitted comments to the Bureau of Industry and Security in response to an advance notice of proposed rulemaking regarding extending export controls to “emerging and foundational technologies” (EFTs).
December 6, 2018
Rob Atkinson spoke on a panel at the 2018 G7 Multistakeholder Conference on Artificial Intelligence in Montréal, Canada.
December 5, 2018
In a column for Government Technology Magazine, Daniel Castro outlines the steps state and local governments can take to ensure the businesses in their jurisdictions fully benefit from the transition to an AI economy.
December 4, 2018
The United States is the global leader in developing and using artificial intelligence (AI), but it may not be for long. Succeeding in AI requires more than just having leading companies make investments. It requires a healthy ecosystem of AI companies, robust AI inputs—including skills, research, and data—and organizations that are motivated and free to use AI.
December 4, 2018
While many nations have developed national strategies to support the development and adoption of AI, the United States has not. Join ITIF's Center for Data Innovation for the release of a new report laying out a detailed national AI strategy and a panel discussion about the ways in which policymakers can make the United States more competitive in the global AI race.

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