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August 23, 2021
A mere 2 percent of more than 1,000 forms on federal websites fully comply with a 2018 law that requires executive agencies to transition from paper to web-based forms, according to a new report from the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy.
August 9, 2021
The broadband portions of this bill are far from perfect. Firmer guardrails would reduce the risk of wasteful overbuilding and ensure government support is effective in bringing as many people online as possible... Nevertheless, it likely represents the best path forward.
August 9, 2021
It would have been a missed opportunity if the Senate’s infrastructure package doubled down on 20th-century transportation policy. So it is an important accomplishment that the bill includes measures to spur innovation, particularly by advancing a national vehicle-miles-traveled payment system.
August 9, 2021
This infrastructure package has a lot more going for it than just roads and bridges... Keep an eye on the pilot and demonstration projects the bill establishes, because they have the potential to bridge the biggest gap in the U.S. climate-tech effort to date.
August 2, 2021
Early proposals from the administration indicated an intent to transform broadband into an old-fashioned utility through massive, wasteful overbuilding. Significant improvements to the draft legislation have brought it much closer to something ITIF could support.

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September 14, 2021
Nigel Cory, associate director for trade policy at the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), joined “Explain to Shane” to discuss how the patchwork of data regulations and privac
September 14, 2021
Following in the footsteps of Snap’s Spectacles and Amazon’s Echo Frames, Facebook’s newly announced Ray-Ban Stories smart glasses are the latest effort to transition digital communications from ha
September 13, 2021
Concerns that emerging technologies like artificial intelligence and automation could wipe out wide swaths of American jobs aren’t backed up by data, according to a
September 13, 2021
Investment promotion is an ideal springboard for the rollout of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) across government services, according to a report by US think tank the Information Te
September 10, 2021
"There is a consensus, even among people who run social media companies, that there are growing problems with the way we interact and communicate, and share information online," says Ashley Johnson

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