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Center for Technology and Telecommunications

If there is anything that can be said about the 21st Century it is this – that we are in the midst of a technology revolution that has fundamentally altered, and continues to alter, the very fabric of our lives. The pace of change is so fast that entire industries are forced into a “keep pace or die trying” mentality.

Whether it is the advent of driverless cars, the use of technology in delivering healthcare services, or the deployment of 5G broadband across the state, policymakers will be faced with ever more important decisions every year.

The mission of the Center for Technology and Telecommunications is to provide meaningful and practical solutions to technology advances currently occurring, while also promoting a policy landscape is conducive to advances that are yet to come.

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Dockless Scooters Around the U.S.

By Nicholas Moayad Convenient and inexpensive public transportation methods have been widely available in the United States for decades, but with the technological advancements of the 21st century, more and more privately-owned transportation methods are being made available to anyone with a smartphone. Dockless scooters are one polarizing example of [...]

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Who benefits from the gig economy?

By: Megan Hansen This article first appeared on The Benchmark: https://medium.com/cgo-benchmark/who-benefits-from-the-gig-economy-7fec8d50d33 Much has been written about the growth of the gig economy, and many have tried to estimate just how fast it’s growing. In 2016, economists Lawrence Katz and Alan Krueger released research showing that the percentage of the American workforce made up [...]

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Blockchain Technology May Drastically Change How We Invest

By Adam. A. Millsap Many people are familiar with Bitcoin, the digital currency. Some think Bitcoin will become a commonly accepted currency, like U.S. dollars, while others think its volatility and lack of government support will keep it a niche investment. But regardless of Bitcoin’s fate, the technology it’s built [...]

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