Techdirt Podcast Episode 213: What If Congress Actually Understood Technology?

from the what-a-concept dept

Once upon a time, there was something called the Office of Technology Assessment, charged with the critical if unenviable task of educating members of congress about issues related to technology. Since that seems like a pretty good thing to have, recently some people have been pushing to re-establish the office. This week, we're joined by two of those people — Daniel Schuman from Demand Progress and returning guest Zach Graves from the Lincoln Network — for a discussion about bringing back the OTA.

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Filed Under: congress, daniel schuman, ota, podcast, politics, zach graves


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    discordian_eris (profile), 28 May 2019 @ 2:47pm

    If Congress understood technology, they wouldn't be Congress. My father understands more about technology than just about any congress-critter.

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    Anonymous Coward, 29 May 2019 @ 3:24pm

    Who Needs Skynet?

    "What If Congress Actually Understood Technology?"

    We'd all be robo-slaves to great uber-society?

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