Issues

June 5, 2013
While the local news was raising "hacker" alarms, civic-minded programmers were making a difference at the National Day of Civic Hacking.

June 5, 2013
An efficient, well-oiled energy innovation ecosystem includes and requires federal support across numerous development and technology pathways, which also support each other.

June 4, 2013
Richard Bennett will discuss the transition to all-IP networks as part of the panel discussion "Knowledge and Power - The Information Theory of Capitalism."

June 3, 2013
All but “final mile” mail delivery should be opened up to private competition.

May 31, 2013
The book provides a compelling vision of how big data is changing how we use data, as well as the economic consequences of big data.

May 27, 2013
Bitcoin is larger than the currencies of 30-50 other nations, but it is still a long way from becoming the de facto global digital currency.

May 25, 2013
A collaborative trade relationship between the U.S. and India is in both parties' best interests.

May 22, 2013
Supporters and opponents of surveillance technology will debate the pros and cons of video cameras and other related technologies.

May 22, 2013
U.S. economic politics is often framed as a clash between “Main Street” and multinationals, with the former hard working mom and pop owners and the latter controlled by profit-hungry tycoons. But this framing misses the point, what determines America’s position in the global economy is not whether Fred’s clothing shop sells more pants.

May 22, 2013
ITIF Senior Analyst Daniel Castro was featured on the news program Crosstalk as part of a panel of experts that discussed the potential impact of Bitcoin on finance and e-commerce.