Margrethe Vestager Is Still Coming for Big Tech
The coronavirus pandemic has made the world more reliant on technology. The EU’s competition commissioner says that makes her fight more urgent.
Data Governance – Part 2
Part 2: FP Analytics examines evolving government data collection practices and how AI is making this collection more efficient and ubiquitous.
Foreign Worker Visas Are the Tech Industry’s Dirty Secret
Trump’s suspension of visas will only prolong the recession. Here’s how to reform them instead.
Silicon Valley Can’t Be Neutral in the U.S.-China Cold War
Firms like Zoom show that “one company, two systems” doesn’t work.
Trump’s Anti-Immigration Crusade Is About to Strike at the Heart of the U.S. Economy
Foreign talent has been the secret sauce of America’s innovation economy. The door is about to shut.
How Taiwan Can Turn Coronavirus Victory Into Economic Success
Taiwan beat the virus with efficient government and advanced technology—the same ingredients that power the economy.
Don’t Let China Steal Your Steel Industry
Beijing is rapidly becoming the dominant player in an industry vital to defense and technology companies. If the United States and Europe aren’t careful, they will become dependent.
Will Zoomplomacy Last?
As the coronavirus rages on, diplomacy has moved completely online—with mixed reviews.
Data Governance – Part 1
Part 1: FP Analytics examines the proliferation of regulations impacting the most valuable global commodity — user data.
Countries Rolling Out Coronavirus Tracking Apps Show Why They Can’t Work
If you think tracking apps will keep people safe as economies reopen, look to South Korea, Singapore, and Australia to see why you’re mistaken.
4 Reads on a Frighteningly Plausible Vision of the Future
“Burn-In” fascinated and scared me as a cop, spy, writer, and citizen.
Mohammed bin Salman’s Bloody Dream City of Neom
Saudi Arabia’s $500 billion planned high-tech city involves forced evictions and vague promises of compensation. The killing of an activist who protested the development has reminded the world how the kingdom handles dissent.
U.N. Backs Down on Partnership With Chinese Firm for 75th Anniversary
The decision comes after U.S. officials and human rights advocates complained that Tencent aids Beijing in surveillance.
Only Surveillance Can Save Us From Coronavirus
Big data offers tools to stop the pandemic right now—if we change our definition of privacy.