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January 12, 2022
Daniel Castro, vice president of the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a research and public policy organization in Washington, D.C. maintained that people play fast and loose with the term AI bias."I would define AI bias as a consistent error in accuracy for an algorithm, that is, a difference between an estimate and its true value," he told TechNewsWorld.
January 12, 2022
Rob Atkinson, president of the ITIF said as other countries like China advance in technology, America becomes more susceptible to falling behind. What’s required, he said, are policies that make space for adequate production and innovation for key industries, like chip manufacturing, inside the country.  “Policymakers need to accept that while market forces should continue to guide non-strategic industries, for strategic industries government needs explicit sector-based strategies implemented through industry-led public-private partnerships,” according to a January 3 article by Atkinson on the ITIF website.
January 12, 2022
The solution to such controversies comes down to process, says Joe Kane, who studies spectrum policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation. “This is something that should be going on between engineers figuring out how to make things work.” 
January 11, 2022
“When you have that level of fragmentation, you have a lot of noise in the system,” Ramaswamy said, during an IT & Innovation Foundationwebinar Tuesday. “It’s very hard to send a real signal to the industry of what you are trying to achieve.”
January 6, 2022
Still, interagency spats could result in greater uncertainty on spectrum usage rights, which could slow investment in 5G across the board, said Joe Kane, director of broadband and spectrum policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a Washington, D.C., think tank.
January 5, 2022
High demand caused trouble for government websites in the past, according to Ashley Johnson, a senior policy analyst for the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
January 1, 2022
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December 31, 2021
However, as the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation points out, this challenge is not one for the private sector to assume alone. International governments must also reconcile their data surveillance systems through cooperation and work to implement new data transfer mechanisms.
December 28, 2021
Stephen Ezell, director of global innovation policy at the Information Technology & Innovation Foundation, a science and technology think tank in Washington, D.C. maintained that remote work will continue to be quite prevalent in 2022.“It’s been estimated that in the summer of 2019, two-thirds of America’s GDP was produced inside America’s households. The power of information technology now to fully facilitate remote work makes it likely we will see a great deal of remote work in the year ahead,” he told TechNewsWorld.
December 23, 2021
China’s pharmaceuticals market is already the second biggest in the world after the U.S., thanks in large part to domestic demand from hospitals. Now, it wants to take the final step and surpass the U.S. However, its methods -- from suspicions of intellectual property theft to questions over quality -- have prompted significant criticism.China’s intellectual property laws help its companies draw on international rivals’ ideas. Robert Atkinson, the founder and president of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, a U.S. think tank, said the Chinese patent system is “designed to allow Chinese companies to access patent information” from multinationals. Many businesses are reluctant to retaliate for fear of compromising their presence in the massive Chinese market.

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