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Gary Shapiro

Gary  Shapiro

Why Our Government Leaders Must Take the Wheel on Self-Driving Vehicles in 2019—and How They Can Do it

Such vehicles will enable older adults, people with disabilities and people who are housebound to get around with greater ease.


12 Washington Leaders the Tech Community Needs

The tech community would be wise to focus on—and support accordingly—current and potential members of the House and Senate who have made a huge difference for the industry and U.S. innovation.


Driverless Cars: Here’s What the Obama Administration Should Do Next

On Dec. 4, President Barack Obama signed the Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act, which plans for a future of driverless cars


Vetoed Drone Legislation the Right Step for Growing Industry

Drones may represent the ultimate in disruptive technology.

Digital Government

Commentary: It’s Time for Congress to Take on Patent Trolls

Unethical lawyers are draining the economy of billions of dollars every year.

Emerging Tech

Op-Ed: Don’t Let Privacy Concerns Stifle Innovation

The Internet of Things could stoke the economy and improve lives, but not if it’s choked by new regulations.