Congress Can Help the United States Lead in Artificial Intelligence
The United States is falling behind when it comes to AI. Here’s how a new congressional commission can ensure that Washington catches up.
Germany Is Soft on Chinese Spying
Huawei has deep ties to the Chinese government. Berlin might let it build the country’s next generation of communications infrastructure anyway.
The Internet Is Going To End Up Like Greece
When the big players get away with open fraud, trust disintegrates.
If the U.S. Government Won’t Act, Airbnb Will
While the White House rubber-stamps Benjamin Netanyahu’s every move, the online rental company is cracking down on Israel’s illegal settlements.
China’s Orwellian Social Credit Score Isn’t Real
Blacklists and monitoring systems are nowhere close to Black Mirror fantasies.
In Cyberwar, There Are Some (Unspoken) Rules
A recent article argues that the lack of legal norms invites cyberconflict. But governments know the price of overreach and are refraining from unleashing their full capabilities.
India’s Sleeping Tech Giants Are About to Awaken
A weak rupee could be just the push the Big Five need.
Russia Is 4chan, China Is Facebook
Mike Pence’s equation of Beijing’s influence with Moscow’s hacking was misleading and dangerous
The Algorithms of August
The AI arms race won’t be like previous competitions, and both the United States and China could be left in the dust.
The Return of the Pentagon’s Yoda
Can Andrew Marshall, the U.S. military’s longtime oracle, still predict the future?
Google Is Handing the Future of the Internet to China
The company has been quietly collaborating with the Chinese government on a new, censored search engine—and abandoning its own ideals in the process.
The Rise of the Cyber-Mercenaries
What happens when private firms have cyberweapons as powerful as those owned by governments?
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.