Blogs & Op-eds

April 6, 2018
As ITIF President Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind write for the Wall Street Journal, showering privileges on firms because of their size is bad economics and bad policy.
April 3, 2018
The federal government can make key reforms that could better leverage the Internet of Things, ITIF’s Josh New writes for FedTech.
April 3, 2018
USDA has announced they will not regulate products of gene editing if they could also be produced by conventional breeding. This makes sense but doesn't go far enough writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.
April 2, 2018
ICT-intensive firms in Europe suffered no productivity slowdown during the Great Recession while their counterparts that invested less in ICT did, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
April 1, 2018
One of the biggest challenges that organizations face as they try to keep up with the growing number of cyberattacks is finding workers with the right skills, ITIF’s Daniel Castro writes for Government Technology Magazine.
March 29, 2018
Platforms should remove indisputably illegal content. But as the Center for Data Innovation’s Nick Wallace writes for EUobserver, forcing platforms to remove less obviously illegal content would threaten lawful free speech.
March 29, 2018
In commentary for Fortune Magazine, ITIF President Rob Atkinson and Michael Lind write that America’s own antitrust policies perversely encourage the loss of technological leadership to rival nations.
March 26, 2018
In 2010, image recognition algorithms outputted a false positive 30 percent of the time, with this error margin decreasing to less than 5 percent by 2016, writes John Wu in Innovation Files.
March 24, 2018
In an article for National Review, ITIF President Rob Atkinson decodes the true meaning behind the official statements from the Chinese government in response to President Trump’s long-anticipated announcement of tough new actions against China’s mercantilist trade and economic policies.
March 21, 2018
GMOs can save civilization by addressing the major challenges of food security, carbon emissions, and environmental stewardship in a way that benefits farmers, consumers, and biodiversity writes Val Giddings in Innovation Files.

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