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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December 3, 2018
From flying taxis to hypersonic and suborbital flights, civil aviation companies are studying frontiers that were once reserved for science fiction. But, realizing the next wave of aviation innovation will require both the public and private sector to work together. Join ITIF for an expert panel discussion on the future of the U.S. aerospace industry and the polices needed to protect the safety of the national aerospace system without inhibiting innovation.
November 27, 2018
In an op-ed for Fox Business, Rob Atkinson responds to Elon Musk’s interview with Axios on HBO and calls for proactive support for artificial intelligence, rather than fear-mongering.
November 19, 2018
Southeast Asian nations significantly outperform the rest of the world in wage-controlled robot adoption, while Europe and the United States lag significantly behind.
November 12, 2018
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson writes that "No One at the Wheel" by Sam Schwartz dismisses the most important questions society needs to face as autonomou
October 25, 2018
NITRD’s National AI R&D Strategic Plan is a valuable opportunity to help the United States maintain its competitive edge in the absence of a broader national AI strategy.
October 19, 2018
Connected and autonomous vehicles rely on IT hardware and software, an area where the United States has a competitive advantage globally. Congress and the administration should help U.S. industry press that advantage not with auto tariffs, but with more robust innovation policies.
October 12, 2018
Congress has taken proactive steps for both drones and supersonic flight with the FAA Reauthorization Act, enabling these U.S. industries to remain competitive and aerospace innovation to proceed apace writes Alan McQuinn in Innovation Files.
October 12, 2018
Digital platforms are online businesses that facilitate commercial interactions between at least two different groups—with one typically being suppliers and the other consumers.
October 9, 2018
In a book review for the New York Journal of Books, Rob Atkinson points to where “AI-Superpowers” offers informative analysis about the state of artificial intelligence and where it wrongly fans the fears of technology.
October 3, 2018
Blockchains are digital ledgers that record information that is distributed among a network of computers.

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