Articles, Op-Eds, & Blogs

November 18, 2021
The Internet has had quite a few declarations of independence and calls for personal freedom over the years. But glaringly absent has been any real consideration of personal responsibilities or community obligations.
November 16, 2021
EFF tries to deflect criticism of its position by arguing law enforcement has many other tools at its disposal—but that claim is a crafty bit of misdirection because EFF has opposed those tools too.
November 15, 2021
The major limitation on what gene editing might accomplish would seem to be the power of human imagination.
November 15, 2021
When innovation mercantilists such as China implement distortionary subsidies to inflate their volume of publications, they become less likely to carry breakthrough research essential to innovation.
November 9, 2021
Australia’s information commissioner has issued two major rulings in the past month that will make it risky for organizations to deploy not only facial recognition but most forms of biometrics.
November 9, 2021
It would be ironic and regrettable if, just as Congress passed a $1.2 billion infrastructure package, the Biden administration slows down the deployment of the wireless technology that represents the most important infrastructure for the country’s near-term future.
November 8, 2021
Based on China’s economic characteristics, it should have seen about 212,200 resident patents in 2018, not 1.4 million.
November 5, 2021
The latest book in the heavily populated “Monsatan” genre apparently adds little or nothing to the many similar tomes that have gone before, and given its late arrival is of dubious relevance. But a review of it in The Washington Post perpetuates a host of imaginary monsters that deserve to rest in peace.
November 4, 2021
Rob Atkinson writes in The Korea Times that as the world's attention focuses on Glasgow, it needs to hear more than fine aspirations. Detailed actions backed with real resources that yield game-changing climate innovations are what we will be looking for.
November 1, 2021
Allies and partners like the United States, the EU, the United Kingdom, and Canada should avoid destabilizing trade frictions that threaten to derail much-needed climate progress and instead work toward a collaborative climate innovation club.