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The Future of Tech Is Here. Congress Isn't Ready for It;

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THERE ARE STILL many senators that don’t even use email—if you don’t even use email how are you going to understand some of these other tools? We need folks that are running for office that understand these things."That was the call from Will Hurd, former congressperson and author of the upcoming American Reboot: An Idealist's Guide to Getting Big Things Done, during WIRED's virtual CES HQ on Wednesday. Hurd advocated for cybersecurity, privacy, and responsible AI issues during his congressional tenure from 2015 to 2021. And in conversation with WIRED this week, he emphasized the need for the US government and state and local legislatures across the country to sharpen their understanding of the role of technology as misinformation, data abuse, and emerging technologies like AI become increasingly influential in domestic affairs and geopolitics."

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