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Uberizing Big Trucks: 18 Wheels Have Never Been So Cool Or Important

For the commute-weary driver, autonomous technology represents a sexy splurge, but for fleet operations, full autonomy represents the singular business imperative of the 21st century.

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National service, not government, will make America great

By Eric Tanenblatt Ed. Note: This item was originally published in The Hill. As the Philadelphia Convention of 1787 lurched to a close after months of grueling debate, history holds that a woman approached Benjamin Franklin to ask whether the …

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A vote for ‘selfies’ in the voter booth

Voters in Georgia “Post the Peach” voting stickers for many reasons. We should consider two easy measures that would allow voters to show even more pride when they vote in the next elections.

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Donald Trump, political heir to Georgia’s Sonny Perdue

Political elites said he stood no chance, but I’m not talking about Mr. Trump. Rather, another discounted outsider, here in Georgia, some 14 years before our new president-elect stepped into the political focus.

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With a green light from the Feds, states race to regulate driverless cars

California lawmakers conditionally approved the road-testing of high autonomy cars, becoming the first state to flesh out an innovation-nurturing framework after federal regulators last month gave the green light to driverless technology.

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Robots and red tape: Regulatory uncertainty in Uber’s self-driving bet

Driverless cars represent the true Wild West of public policy By Eric Tanenblatt Ed. Note: This column originally ran in Recode. When Uber sets loose the world’s largest commercial fleet of autonomous vehicles on the streets of Pittsburgh, Penn., this …

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The four public policy questions every startup should ask–but isn’t

Almost everyone you encounter these days is nursing aspirations they might develop the “next Uber.” Now, most of these apps will fail, but a select few will fundamentally reorder the way we live.

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Schock and awe: a Democrat, in defense of Aaron Schock

“Good government” Democrats have wavered into the peculiar spot of defending former Rep. Aaron Schock, the Illinois Republican who left office last year amid a federal corruption probe.

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In wake of Orlando, answer the call to serve – What could a thousand points of light do for their country?

We ought to cultivate the Millennial wellspring of idealism, to help the next generation find common cause through national service.

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The reason why the ‘next Uber’ might never exist

Across the full spectrum of the economy, entrenched industries have mobilized at all levels of government to arrest the disruptive economy.

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