In this era of geopolitical competition, Europe believes it offers an approach based upon multilateralism and international solidarity. To convince others of this viable alternative, Europe must better understand perceptions in the Global South and improve its own international standing.
Persistent divides in digital connectivity threaten the socio-economic development of many countries and regions. Africa is among the most adversely impacted.
Economic competitiveness is a key priority for both the Biden administration and legislative efforts on Capitol Hill. But proposed legislation could impact the U.S. ability to develop and maintain a globally competitive edge in high-tech industries.
Researchers interested in blockchains are increasingly attuned to questions of governance, including how blockchains relate to government, the ways blockchains are governed, and ways blockchains can improve prospects for successful self-governance.
Cryptocurrency industry finance expert Sultan Meghji joined us to discuss losses in the crypto market.
Africa is said to be the least connected region of the world to the internet, despite considerable growth in recent years.
Transparency reporting and data sharing are hot topics. Both are seen as holy grails to unlock the mysteries of the information environment. And both are often conflated with each other. This lack of clarity in definitions makes it challenging to draft much-need regulation to help drive either concept forward in practice.
In the context of global democratic backsliding, unregulated AI surveillance threatens to widen gaps in the rule of law and tilt the playing field toward illiberal governments in settings where checks and balances are already weakened.
Japan and the United States would benefit immensely from cultivating closer ties between their startup ecosystems and other efforts to spur shared innovation.
Differing trends illustrate the fluidity of global AI technology competition and how future alignments will not necessarily be defined by two-country competition between the United States and China.