Artificial Intelligence


, National Journal
Pressure mounts on tech giants to cut oil ties
Caleb Watney

From National Journal:

“We’re just not producing AI specialists at the rate that demand is asking for them,” said Caleb Watney, an expert in AI policy at the center-right R Street Institute….

, Libertarianism
A Libertarian Vision for Technology
Caleb Watney

From Libertarianism:

These recommendations are based on proposals outlined by Caleb Watney: Caleb Watney, “Reducing entry barriers in the development and application of AI,” R Street…

, AllOnGeorgia
COVID-19 Exposes the Need for More Automation
Marc Hyden

It’s a shame that it sometimes takes a crisis to learn a lesson, but that’s the state America is in with the coronavirus. It has exposed our lack of preparedness and forced many to realize that…

, Captured Economy
This Week in Intellectual Property, February 25th
Caleb Watney

From Captured Economy:

A new paper from R Street Institute’s Caleb Watney discusses how barriers to entry can be lowered in the development of Artificial Intelligence. Of particular interest is…

Regulating Rail Technology
Nick Zaiac

The Commerce Clause and the judgements that enforced federal preeminence over interstate trade in goods gave us a national single market in long-distance transportation. Powerful incentives for…

What’s Up and Coming in Railway Safety Technology
Corinne Day

WASHINGTON (Feb. 3, 2020) – In 2019, the Federal Railroad Administration withdrew a proposed regulation that would have set a minimum level of train staffing and preempted existing state laws on…

, Supply Chain Dive
AI is reshaping transportation. Railroads can get on board or miss out
Nick Zaiac & Ian Adams

From Supply Chain Dive:

“The U.S. rail industry and the multi-billion dollar infrastructure it supports is well positioned to capture the benefits of new technologies that will automate systems to…

Hearing on “Americans at Risk: Manipulation and Deception in the Digital Age”
Jeffrey Westling

January 8, 2020

Hon. Janice Schakowsky, Chairwoman
Subcommittee on Consumer Protection and Commerce
House Energy & Commerce Committee
U.S. House of Representatives
2125 Rayburn House…

Clinic Works w/R Street Institute on PTO Comment re: AI Inventions
Charles Duan

From Harvard Law School Cyberlaw Clinic:

The Cyberlaw Clinic recently submitted a comment in response to a request from the United States Patent and Trademark Office about the patentability of…

, Lex Blog
AI in Government Act advances in US Senate

From Lex Blog:

The AI in Government Act has been endorsed by BSA (Software Alliance), the Center for Democracy and Technology, the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation, Intel, the…

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