Op-Eds, Blogs & Commentary

March 17, 2022
Platforms will have to deal with two difficult questions when moderating content. First, what is the right balance between user safety and user privacy? Second, what is the right balance between accuracy and speed in content removal?
March 17, 2022
The modeling is clear: Building a reliable grid that will serve as the backbone for a cleaner, more electrified economy without raising energy costs, will require technological improvements that drastically drive down the costs and improve performance.
March 17, 2022
Starting at the end of the 19th century, many Americans viewed the emergence of large, industrial corporations as a threat to the republic, and these concerns were translated into the Sherman and Clayton antitrust acts. Today, a similar panic is in full force, this time led mainly by congressional Democrats, who have introduced sweeping legislation ostensibly targeting the 21st century corporate titans they and others derisively call “Big Tech.”
March 15, 2022
America’s world-leading life-sciences innovation system is a product of myriad policies, but one that is all too often overlooked is the Bayh-Dole Act, which gives IP rights to universities that produce innovation with federally funded R&D.
March 14, 2022
Time-lag implementation in the regression also showed a delay of three years between the point of AI adoption and return on productivity growth, indicating an investment delay for AI that could also explain previous literature gaps.
March 9, 2022
The Russian invasion of Ukraine is a horrific violation of international norms and human rights.
March 8, 2022
Last year, President Biden issued two executive orders (EOs) that mandated federal agencies invest in cybersecurity and customer experience (CX).
March 7, 2022
The recent interagency spat between the FAA and FCC over the rollout of 5G services in the C band was a case study in more than just bureaucratic turf wars. It shows how failure to invest in technological upgrades can leave some players looking silly while they struggle to adjust to changing times.
March 7, 2022
In time-series data from 2003 to the most recently released year of 2019, NSF reports that the annual number of female STEM graduates rose from 183 percent, from 1.2 million in 2003 to 2.2 million in 2019.
March 3, 2022
The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) just approved plans to deploy a new delivery fleet consisting almost entirely of gasoline-powered trucks, even as Amazon, UPS and FedEx are going all-in on climate-friendly electric vehicles (EVs).