The Trump administration on Tuesday published the latest guidelines for self-driving cars, the first update since taking over from the Obama administration. The 36-page report, called Version 2.0 by Transportation Secretary Elaine Chao, continues the same hands-off approach to the emerging industry, with guidance being “entirely voluntary” with “no enforcement mechanism.” Most of the questions […]
On its way out the door, the Obama Administration greenlit 10 sites across the United States that will become “proving grounds” for autonomous cars, including one in Michigan and two in California. The Department of Transport (DoT) announced its picks one day before Obama left office, one of the hundreds of pieces of legislation passed […]
The US federal government should bust out the checkbook and invest billions in making its cities smarter, says the President’s Council of Advisors on Science and Technology (PCAST) in a new report. advising the federal government to invest billions of dollars in smart city technology. The report, entitled “Technology and the Future of Cities,” outlines […]
Laws that limit competition also limit innovation, says White House
He doesn’t control the FCC.
The president will join Quora to answer questions about the Affordable Healthcare Act.
The White House isn’t supportive of the amended version of CISPA, the Cyber Intelligence Sharing and Protection Act, which is headed to the House floor for a vote. But that doesn’t mean President Obama is going to veto it.
While software didn’t win Obama reelection, it certainly helped. To ensure this software continues to get better, the Democrats should open source the code instead of mothballing it, which seems to be the current plan.