Governments Must Figure Out How To Regulate New Technologies

Published: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 2:07pm
Updated: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 - 3:30pm

Rapidly-advancing technologies have changed all of our lives — whether it's in what we're watching or listening to or how we pay for groceries. And governments at every level are going to have to figure out how to deal with drones, apps and even driverless cars.

A Brookings Institution report published last month, called “Local Government 2035: Strategic Trends and Implications of New Technologies,” explores the anticipated impact on governance.

We talked about the report with David Swindell, director of the Center for Urban Innovation and an associate professor in the School of Public Affairs at ASU; and Kendra Smith, a post-doctoral scholar in the ASU’s College of Public Service and Community Solutions.

Updated 6/10/2015 at 2:58 p.m.

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