The most common facial-recognition applications are benign—and Fourth Amendment protections, coupled with deeply held views about civil liberties, put limits on what government can do.
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
Why the United States Needs a National Artificial Intelligence Strategy and What It Should Look Like
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.
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.