geopolitics

The New EU Presidency: Une Certaine Idée de l’Europe

A highly-eventful French EU Presidency has begun, with major implications for Euro-centrism, digital regulation, industrial policy, and migration. President Macron will push strong policies and continue to fight Omicron, even as he keeps his eye...

The Biden Administration Embraces “Democracy Affirming Technologies”

President Biden has called the defense of democracy “the defining challenge of our time.” With authoritarian governments doubling down on AI-enabled techniques for mass surveillance and social control, putting out the call to citizen coders...

Glimpses of a New Era: The In-Person DLD Conference

Determination to face genuine crises may be rising as the pandemic slowly wanes. At DLD I found a new spirit of both concern and tech-centric optimism.

For the Next Hot Startups, Look to Brazil

The government, private sector, and investor communities are together paving the way for a booming startup ecosystem.

The EU’s Artificial Intelligence Act: A Pragmatic Approach

Europe is forging ahead with rational regulation of artificial intelligence. It will likely influence the entire world as much as did the GDPR on privacy.

Health+Wealth Day 2: the Post-COVID Economy Demands More Connection

“In order to solve the human progress issues—delivery of health care, delivery of education, infrastructure, climate change—there’s no doubt in my mind, we need economic growth,” said economist and author Dambisa Moyo at the opening...

Can Tech Globalization Succeed With the U.S. and China At Odds?

The geopolitics of technology continues to get more and more fraught. Could the world's top tech powers ever reverse course and begin to cooperate?

Collaboration Unlocks AI’s Power, Both Inside a Company and Globally

Collaborations like the XPRIZE Pandemic Response Challenge illustrate how to share data while ensuring data privacy to accelerate AI development.

Why Everything Requires “Whole of Society” Solutions

“It will require all of us to work together–and harness tech–to solve our many complex challenges.” It’s on all of us to come up with the kind of multi-stakeholder, interconnected, multi-faceted solutions we need.

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