The creation and adoption of new products, services, technologies and business models drives economic growth. Improving America’s standard of living and competitive edge depends on the nation’s ability to innovate. Without a targeted federal partnership, U.S. competitiveness will slip and economic growth will lag. Brookings experts describe how America’s innovation efforts may—or may not—be enough.
Honda's latest version of the Asimo humanoid robot runs during a presentation in Zaventem near Brussels July 16, 2014. Honda introduced in Belgium an improved version of its Asimo humanoid robot that it says has enhanced intelligence and hand dexterity, and is able to run at a speed of some 9 kilometres per hour (5.6 miles per hour).
Human-Robot Partnerships: Design & Policy Implications
July 29, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West
The initial purpose of robots was to alleviate unnecessary and tedious burdens on people through automation. In her new paper on the subject, Heather Knight explains how different cultural perceptions impact the mission of helping humans and robots work better together.
U.S. Economic Performance
Growth through Innovation
July 28, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West
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July 24, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg
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Opinion | Project Syndicate
July 21, 2014, Kemal Derviş
July 21, 2014, Joshua Bleiberg and Darrell M. West
July 14, 2014, Hillary Schaub and Darrell M. West
July 11, 2014, John P. Banks
July 10, 2014, Fred Dews and Elina Saxena
July 8, 2014, Stuart N. Brotman
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Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
Darrell M. West
Vice President and Director, Governance Studies
Founding Director, Center for Technology Innovation
Walter D. Valdivia
Fellow, Governance Studies, Center for Technology Innovation
Nonresident Fellow, Foreign Policy
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