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January 20, 2016
The United States ranks 10th in how its domestic policies support worldwide innovation.
January 19, 2016
After a public vote, ITIF announced that it has given its annual Luddite Award to a loose coalition of scientists and luminaries who stirred fear and hysteria by raising alarms that artificial intelligence could spell doom for humanity.
January 11, 2016
In their bid for a greater share of the global innovation economy, seven countries sought advantage in 2015 by embracing some of the world’s most glaring examples of protectionist and trade-distorting public policies.
January 6, 2016
While the FTC overstates the potential risk of companies using big data to discriminate against consumers, it rightly acknowledges that big data is a valuable tool to improve the lives of underserved populations.

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January 28, 2016
“Thailand, China, India, Argentina, and Russia field policies that detract the most from the global innovation system.
January 28, 2016
While the United States arguably produces more innovation than any other country in the world, its positive impact in this space, globally, is smaller than that of other nine nations according to a
January 28, 2016
Finland, Sweden and the United Kingdom have done the most for global innovation on a per-capita basis while India, Indonesia, and Argentina have done the least, according to a new
January 21, 2016
An ITIF report says the latest rules “continue the Chinese government’s ongoing efforts to restrain or force out foreign technology companies,” writes Bloomberg Businessweek.
January 19, 2016
Musk "is the antithesis of a Luddite, but I do think he's giving aid and comfort to the Luddite community," said Rob Atkinson in CNET. "It's not inappropriate to raise the issue that AI be developed in a safe and responsible way. The problem is their tone scares people."

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