Bridge Span 18-4: The Market Speaks Louder, and Faster, than Government’s Talking Cars

The federal government had already wasted 18 years and more than $1 billion in taxpayer money in a quest to create DRSC (Dedicated Short Range Communications) technology, a system for vehicle to vehicle communications. During that time, precious spectrum bandwidth, the 5.9 GHz band, was locked up and made unavailable for use by the American […]

Bridge Span 18-3: Who Should Be Driving Our Innovation Future?

For twenty years, the federal government has been devising a plan for talking cars, promising a reduction in injuries and deaths. For twenty years, the government jealously guarded a block of spectrum to use as it pursued its ill-advised industrial policy designed to compete with private industry. For twenty years, nothing happened. But life outside […]

Bridge Cables 17-7: Future of work; Don’t trust antitrust; Neutral best for California

Lately, Madery Bridge writing has appeared in other places. Take a look!:

“The Future of Work in an AI World?” “Much of last year’s presidential campaign was about jobs, particularly “saving” jobs in economically depressed areas. The positive trajectory of this year’s jobs reports has been met with cheers of claims of success by government […]