News Clips

April 9, 2019
As noted by Forbes, skeptics of China's ability to innovate should read a new ITIF report that pinpoints 36 indicators of China's progress. The report concludes that China is closing the innovation gap with the U.S., and in some areas, leads the U.S.
April 8, 2019
“We are skeptical of the approach being taken, the idea that by creating a golden standard for ethical AI it will confirm the EU’s place in global AI development,” Eline Chivot told The Verge. “To be a leader in ethical AI you first have to lead in AI itself.”
April 8, 2019
Eline Chivot told Euractiv the “new ethics guidelines are a welcome alternative to the EU’s typical “regulate first, ask questions later” approach to new technology.”
April 8, 2019
“The belief that the EU’s path to global A.I. dominance lies in beating the competition on ethics rather than on value and accuracy is a losing strategy. Pessimism about A.I. will only breed more opposition to using the technology, and a hyper focus on ethics will make the perfect the enemy of the good,” Eline Chivot told Fortune.
April 8, 2019
“The California bill is responsible for 90% of the lobbying and political pressure to pass a national law,” Rob Atkinson told the Associated Press.
April 3, 2019
"We went through about a 20-year idealistic period where the 'One Worlders' believed everything would be this one giant global market with massive free trade and everything will be great," Rob Atkinson told Axios. "It turns out that's a myth. Really what we have now are competing blocs."
March 29, 2019
“The goal should be to go after those who are creating ads that violate the FHA—they are the clear antagonists here as they are using these platforms to break the law,” Daniel Castro told Wall Street Journal Pro.
March 28, 2019
But Rob Atkinson told CNN that, even in the best-case scenario, any trade deal was unlikely to resolve the broad differences between the US and China, their political systems and their economies. "I don't think you're ever going to level it ... the distorted playing field is just so entrenched, in all that China does. It would be a long, long time before it would be completely level," he said.
March 25, 2019
As noted by Axios, a new ITIF report shows China is gunning for the United States' position as the world leader in biotech.
March 20, 2019
“Whenever you hear a member of Congress talking about privacy, they’re talking about Facebook and Google,” Daniel Castro told National Journal. “But the legislation they’re proposing affects the Targets and Home Depots. There’s a huge disconnect between what they’re talking about and what their policies would impact.”