The arrival of 2020 brings with it the dawn of a new decade, and somewhere, embedded in this excitement, are plenty of speculations about the next big tech trends coming our way. A few things to be on the lookout for: 5G wireless technology, a completely synthetic brain, robotic moon bases, brain implanted chips, self-driving cars, and so much more.
Closer to the work we undertake in the democratic space, we can look forward to policies that continue to emerge from data, privacy, and policy debates. Perhaps most notably, the year kicked off with California’s new Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) taking effect, a huge step in addressing how companies handle user data.
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