ReportOct 5, 2022
The data divide: How emerging technology and its stakeholders can influence the fourth industrial revolution
By Joseph T. Bonivel Jr., Solomon Wise
The Fourth Industrial Revolution is highlighted by the interconnection of devices and sensors to the internet. The computing and communication capabilities of these devices allow for roughly 2.5 quintillion byes of data to be produced, stored, and analyzed daily.
ReportSep 14, 2022
Detecting disruption in closed systems
By Natalie Barrett, David Bray, Mary Versa Clemens-Sewall, Kiran Jivnani, Anthony Scriffignano
This paper utilizes commercial data aggregation and data analytics to evaluate whether commercial data sets can be used to better understand the resiliency of closed military communities or other closed ecosystems of high value and importance.
GeoTech CuesAug 22, 2022
Beyond CHIPS: Prioritizing standardization is critical for US competitiveness
By Mary Saunders, Giulia Neaher
The CHIPS and Science Act, signed into law by President Biden on August 9, 2022, sends a strong message in support of a market-led standards system to bolster domestic technology innovation and competitiveness. In addition to nearly $53 billion in funding to encourage domestic manufacture of semiconductor chips, the CHIPS Act includes some $11 billion for […]
Issue BriefJul 28, 2022
Principles to practice: Using ethical spectrums to guide decision-making
By Steven Tiell and Lara Pesce Ares
There is widespread awareness among researchers, companies, policy makers, and the public that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data raises challenges involving justice, privacy, autonomy, transparency, and accountability.
ReportJul 25, 2022
Cybersecure the future: Ransomware
By Trent Teyema, Kiran S. Jivnani, David Bray
This report endeavors to examine key challenges in predicting, safeguarding against, and dealing with ransomware attacks, thereby better informing US and international policy to combat such attacks and their perpetrators.
GeoTech CuesJul 22, 2022
Health challenges are intimately linked to climate change. How will we prepare?
By Tiffany Vora
Introduction In 2018, a report from the Lancet Countdown firmly established that rising temperatures and extreme weather events are accelerating health risks all over the world; the 2021 report from the same group described the situation as “code red.” Fortunately, accelerating innovation in technology is delivering the opportunity to radically transform the future of health—while […]
GeoTech CuesJun 17, 2022
The next phase of US-China economic and technological decoupling
By Kit Conklin
The Rebuttable Presumption: President Joe Biden signed the UFLPA into law in December 2021, and enforcement of the Act begins on June 21st, 2022. The Act bans the import of goods or commodities from China produced with forced labor through a “rebuttable presumption,” which states that all goods produced in Xinjiang and/or supply chains connected […]
GeoTech CuesFeb 15, 2022
At the nexus of technology and security: Biometrics at the border
By Seth Stodder, Thomas S. Warrick
In November 2020, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) published a proposed rule to expand biometric processing to all non-US citizens and remove port limitations on the use of biometrics in the exit environment. The proposal has drawn a flurry of comments, both positive and negative with multiple privacy and immigrant-advocacy organizations raising objections to the continuation of CBP’s use of facial biometrics.