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The Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP) brings foresight to the frontier. Our experts explore emerging technologies through vital conversations, making science policy accessible to everyone.

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Nina Jankowicz Testifies Before the HPSCI on October 15, 2020

Nina Jankowicz Testifies Before the House Intel Committee on Misinformation, Conspiracy Theories and Infodemics

Disinformation Fellow Nina Jankowicz testified before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence (HPSCI) about misinformation and conspiracy theories online.


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Beyond Bans: Policy Options for Facial Recognition and and the Need for a Grand Strategy on AI

Recognizing the current pace of innovation, there is an urgent and compelling opportunity to move beyond bans to proactively explore a grand strategy or national action plan for AI. Such a strategy should include an ethical framework for AI that begins with high-level principles and becomes progressively more concrete.

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Filling Data Gaps: A Citizen Science Solution

Policymakers need data to make informed decisions. Local governments need data to justify policies like bans on single-use plastics. Federal agencies need information to set the conservation guidelines that protect endangered species. Data are also required to report on progress towards international policy targets, like the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

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Fresh From CTRL + Forward, a blog of the Science and Technology Innovation Program

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"Our approach is: We know that technology like fiber is a golden standard, but the challenge is that the economics…