The Metaverse Could Revolutionize Workforce Preparation
By: Joseph Murgida Businesses have warned for years about the ever-growing shortage of skilled labor in United States. Effective workplace training is not only essential to the safety and security of crucial sectors of our daily life, but also key for growth and innovation. Training regimes typically involve curricula…
Government Asks Court To Destroy the Internet
By Joseph Murgida Even though some scholars refer to Section 230 as the “26 words that created the Internet,” there are numerous misconceptions about its function and purpose. This month, the Supreme Court will consider the scope of Section 230’s liability protections in Gonzalez v. Google. Unfortunately, yet unsurprisingly, the Biden Administration…
Where Politicians Fail, Innovation Delivers
By: Laurel Duggan American innovation has carried us through the pandemic. Tech companies have created solutions to public health emergencies while providing vital support to American businesses. Yet America’s most successful tech companies are the target of attacks from both sides of the aisle and are viewed with hostility by…
Medicine by Drone Takes Off in US
By: Laurel Duggan Unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), better known as drones, offer a promising solution to the transportation challenges facing the healthcare industry. The countless obstacles to transporting organs and medical supplies worsen health outcomes and create costly delays for patients. UAVs will cut transportation costs, reduce delays for…
Deregulation Lets Telehealth Thrive
By: Laurel Duggan At least twenty-three states are temporarily easing regulations on telemedicine in response to COVID-19. There are now more than 500 repealed regulations – including regulations that put up barriers to telehealth and healthcare. The regulations in question prevent healthcare providers from working across state lines; require…
Google and Apple Partner on Contact Tracing
By: Henry Rademacher As part of their efforts to help governments respond to COVID-19, Google and Apple announced earlier this month that they are partnering on a project to “enable the use of Bluetooth technology to help governments and health agencies reduce the spread of (COVID-19), with user privacy and…
Senate Commerce Hearing Explores Industries of the Future
A wide range of emerging technologies were discussed, including driverless cars, quantum computing, biotechnology, advanced manufacturing, artificial intelligence, and 5G.
House Oversight Exploring Facial Recognition Legislation
In a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing, Chairwoman Carolyn Maloney announced that the committee will introduce facial recognition legislation in the “very near future.”
Is Rip and Replace a Viable Strategy to Handle Huawei?
If cost ends up being the sticking point on enacting rip and replace, Congress would be wise to see Huawei for what it is, a clear and obvious threat to national security.
Encryption Debate Hits the Hill
In a world where smartphones and other devices hold sensitive financial, health and personal information, encryption is essential.