Public Safety

Hasty policymaking around emerging technologies such as delivery robots is self-defeating, argues Alan McQuinn in StateScoop.
Public Safety
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July 30, 2018
Banning law enforcement from using facial recognition technology would be wholly inappropriate based on the evidence to date and limit many beneficial uses of the technology for public safety writes Daniel Castro and Michael McLaughlin.
August 21, 2017
Hasty policymaking around emerging technologies such as delivery robots is self-defeating, argues Alan McQuinn in StateScoop.
February 18, 2016
Activists blame GM mosquitoes and pesticides for the Zika outbreak. The truth is exactly opposite, writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.
October 13, 2015
Infrastructure funding doesn’t get the support it needs because for more than a decade both sides of the political spectrum have argued it is a waste, Rob Atkinson writes in Innovation Files.
September 9, 2015
Defense R&D generates significant spillover benefits for the U.S. economy, writes Adams Nager in Innovation Files.
June 3, 2015
The rise of police body cameras shows how technologies go through a cycle of fear-then-acceptance.
May 16, 2013
3D printing is a new technology that raises old policy questions.
October 4, 2011
The use of Big Data should not be confined to just the private sector; data offers incredible new opportunities to the public sector as well.
May 11, 2010
In the city of the future, bridges will talk to engineers, roads will control cars, and parking spots will find you. In some places, it’s already here.
February 23, 2010
ITIF hosts a panel discussion on the role of IT in the intelligence community.

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