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January 7, 2019
WASHINGTON — Despite occasional media frenzies raising alarms about facial recognition technology—such as news that the Secret Service would test a system outside the White House—a new
December 17, 2018
WASHINGTON—The Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), the leading think tank for science and technology policy, today announced its disapproval of the French government’s decision
December 17, 2018
The changing nature of work and labor markets — and how best to prepare society for tomorrow’s workplace — is one of the most crucial challenges that countries and policymakers will face over the c
December 10, 2018
WASHINGTON — Despite frequent accusations from many politicians and commentators that Internet platforms like Google, Facebook, and Twitter are biased against conservative points of view,
December 4, 2018
WASHINGTON — While the United States leads in developing and using artificial intelligence (AI), many other countries and regions, including China, France, and the United Kingdom, are putting in pl

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April 16, 2019
"The adoption of this reform reflects the unfortunate way in which policymakers tend to directly copy and paste offline world regulations to the online world," Eline Chivot told TechNewsWorld.
April 15, 2019
As Axios noted, Rob Atkinson instead calls for a tax credit for investing in robots, calling predictions of job loss from automation overblown.
April 10, 2019
As reported by Axios, a new ITIF report shows America is holding on to a narrow lead in a number of new technologies that will shape the future, but China is rapidly catching up. 
April 10, 2019
“To hold algorithms to a higher standard than human decisions implies that automated decisions are inherently less trustworthy or more dangerous than human ones, which is not the case,” said Daniel
April 10, 2019
“If a certain decision carries a high risk of harming consumers, it should make no difference whether an algorithm or a person makes that decision,” Daniel Castro told the Associated Press.

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