The Data Arms Race Is No Excuse for Abandoning Privacy
Tech competition is being used to push a dangerous corporate agenda.
The Real Payoff From Artificial Intelligence Is Still a Decade Off
The robot revolution hasn't started yet.
Ecuador’s All-Seeing Eye Is Made in China
The country's pioneering surveillance and response system is entirely Chinese-built and funded.
America Needs a Blockchain Strategy ASAP
The technology behind cryptocurrency can keep the United States safe—but only if the country takes advantage of its head start.
China’s AI Giants Can’t Say No to the Party
Open debate about the ethics of tech is a strength, not a weakness, of the U.S. system.
Self-Driving Cars Are on the Road to Nowhere
Technology companies have been selling a vision of greener cities and safer roads. It's nothing more than hype.
Closing the Factory Doors
For two centuries, countries have used low-wage labor to climb out of poverty. What will happen when robots take those jobs?
Protect Yourself Before You Wreck Yourself
Robots can actually create jobs — if countries get their trade policies right.
Facing the Future of Work
FP’s editor in chief introduces our July issue on how to adapt to robots, AI, trade wars, and an aging world.
Who Will Care for the Carers?
As populations age, countries will need ever more primary health workers and aides — jobs robots will never do well. So why do we treat these workers so badly?
Then They Came for the Lawyers
Technology has already driven blue-collar workers into the underclass. Professionals may be next.
The New Economy’s Old Business Model Is Dead
Tech companies are used to pairing big revenues with small labor forces. But they’ll soon be forced to become massive job creators.
In China’s Far West, Companies Cash in on Surveillance Program That Targets Muslims
The firms profiting from China's rights abuses are often backed by Western investors.
The United States and Europe are ill-prepared for the coming wave of "deep fakes" that artificial intelligence could unleash.
Tech Companies Are Ruining America’s Image
The United States has become identified with the global internet economy — for better and worse.
Security Brief: Haspel Nomination Fight, Iran Deal Deadline Looms
Gina Haspel wanted to withdraw her nomination before the White House prevailed upon her.
How AI Could Destabilize Nuclear Deterrence
A new Rand Corp. report finds artificial intelligence could increase the risk of nuclear war.
Here’s How the United States Can Help Colombia Thrive
As an era of peace approaches, both countries should take practical steps to strengthen the relationship.