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Indonesia

Do You Hear the People Tweet?: The Role of Social Media in Indonesia’s Foreign Policy

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Are Indonesia’s diplomats in danger of being influenced by those who shout loudest on Twitter and Facebook?

Asia Pacific

Earth’s Amphibious Transformation: Urbanizing Asia’s Seas

Thursday, August 12, 2021

Instead of focusing only on how to control the movement of water, cities should also embrace the ongoing “amphibious transformation” by adapting to life on water.

China

The Quest for Outer Space Norms: Legal vs Political

Thursday, July 29, 2021

Proponents of transparency and confidence-building measures led by the US need to meet halfway with China and Russia.

Asia Pacific

Geopolitical Rivalry is No Answer to Managing the Pressing Risks of New Technology

Wednesday, July 28, 2021

The world needs supplier-blind cybersecurity to ensure new technologies work for people and are not weaponized in a new Cold War.

Global

Leave No One Behind: How to Include Civil Society in the Cybersecurity Debate

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Efforts to enhance cybersecurity should include the participation of NGOs and the groups they serve to ensure that the civil society sector is not left exposed to risks.

China

Shedding Light on Children’s Digital Rights

Thursday, July 8, 2021

Why parents should be more circumspect when using technology to stay connected with their children.

Global

Adding Value: Living with Intelligent Machines

Thursday, April 22, 2021

The key concern should not be about the displacement of individuals in work and daily life but how to maximize the value added when human beings are augmented by AI.

When the Mob Rallies: The GameStop Stock Rush and Complex Contagions

Wednesday, March 3, 2021

How and why do such complex contagions spread?

ASEAN

Covid-19, Digital Technology and Ensuring Decent Work for Labor Migrants in Asia

Thursday, February 18, 2021

The economic downturn has prompted large-scale layoffs and deportations, and the unprecedented wave of returnees will have dramatic implications for national development.

China

A Framework for Supervision of Global Internet Technology: Potential for China-US Collaboration

Thursday, January 21, 2021

While the geopolitical-technological (geo-tech) competition between the US and China will continue, the change of administration in Washington offers new opportunities.

Asia Pacific

Three Challenges for Asia’s Next-Generation Digital Economy

Wednesday, January 20, 2021

Who will take the lead in ensuring cyber security, privacy and other critical safety factors?

ASEAN

What is Missing from the Debate on Technology in Southeast Asia

Thursday, January 14, 2021

For the ASEAN community as a whole to benefit from technology, economics should not be the sole determining driver.

Global

Going Viral: Cyber Warfare and the Ethic of Cooperation

Thursday, January 14, 2021

Without a mutual understanding of what “cyber warfare” entails, efforts to prevent cyber attacks from escalating into traditional war will prove futile.

Why Asians Need Their Own Governance Structure for Artificial Intelligence

Thursday, December 3, 2020

AI can also be used for nefarious data collection and manipulation, and it is vital that countries in the region collaborate to govern its use.

China

The US “Clean Network” Risks Undermining a Rules-Based Tech World

Thursday, September 24, 2020

At stake are who sets the rules for the communications, data and artificial intelligence-driven networks of the future.

China

What’s Next for the US-China Tech War

Thursday, September 24, 2020

The real challenge lies not in the clash between the two major powers but inside the US, which must tackle widening social inequality.

Confronting Viral Resurgences: Are Lockdowns the Only Solution?

Thursday, September 3, 2020

A more calibrated containment strategy can and should be developed using insights gleaned from big data.

ASEAN

Vulnerability and Resilience: Technology and Covid-19 Should Initiate Reskilling

Thursday, July 23, 2020

As Covid-19 grips the world, the Filipino workforce looks increasingly vulnerable, despite strong growth in recent years.