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Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Decoupling/reshoring versus dual circulation: Competing strategies for security and influences

Increasing competition between the US and China, on issues ranging from trade to technology, is leading to a bifurcation of the global economy into two systems. How do the different strategies (decoupling vs dual circulation) pursued by the US and China match up?

Issue Brief by Hung Tran

China Digital Policy

Fri, Apr 2, 2021

Digitalize the enterprise: NATO 20/2020 podcast

If NATO is to unlock new frontiers of innovation and harness emerging technology, digitalizing how it does business is the key.

NATO 20/2020 by Barry Pavel, Jeffrey Lightfoot

Defense Technologies Digital Policy

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Event recap | Indigenous data sovereignty: Opportunities and challenges

On Thursday, October 22, the GeoTech Center hosted the fifth installment of the Data Salon Series in partnership with Accenture to discuss the challenges to achieving data sovereignty for indigenous communities. The panel featured Dr. Tahu Kukuthai, Professor of Population Studies and Demography at the University of Waikato, Dr. Ray Lovett, associate professor of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Epidemiology for Policy and Practice at Australian National University, Dr. Desi Rodriguez-Lonebear, Assistant Professor of Sociology and American Indian Studies at UCLA, and Ms. Robyn Rowe, Research Associate and PhD Candidate at Laurentian University. GeoTech Center Director Dr. David Bray moderated the panel and the discussion that followed.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Inclusive Growth

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Burwell discusses the EU’s Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act in Wilson Center article

Distinguished Fellow Frances G. Burwell discusses the EU’s Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act in “Regulating Platforms the EU Way? The DSA and DMA in Transatlantic Context” for The Wilson Center. Burwell argues that for all their differences, both pieces of legislation raise important questions about how the European Union and the United States […]

In the News

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Wed, Mar 31, 2021

Tarun Wadhwa on why the world must regulate tech before it’s too late

GeoTech Fellow Tarun Wadhwa on the need for an international regulatory response to the development and usage of new technologies in the world in the years to come.

In the News by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Politics & Diplomacy

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Alexander Ruiz with Johns Hopkins Center for Health Security: National strategy to combat disinformation around COVID-19 and future pandemics

Nonresident Senior Fellow Alex Ruiz in a report on the need to adopt a national strategy to combat misinformation and disinformation around COVID-19 and future public health threats.

In the News by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Disinformation

Tue, Mar 30, 2021

Lakhani joins Clubhouse to discuss Bitcoin, cryptocurrency, and Pakistan

In the News by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Economy & Business

Mon, Mar 29, 2021

Supply chains and semiconductors: The need for US diplomacy

Any effort to revitalize the US’s to domestic semiconductor manufacturing capacity would be incomplete without diplomacy. US allies such as Taiwan and South Korea remain global leaders in semiconductor manufacturing. If the U.S. wants to rejoin them, the Biden administration should deepen investment ties with Taiwan and South Korea and find ways to bring them closer to the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue.

Blog Post by Jeremy Mark

China Defense Technologies

Fri, Mar 26, 2021

FAST THINKING: A glimpse into our digital future at the latest tech hearing on Capitol Hill

This wasn’t just another tech hearing. It was the first since the January 6 riot on Capitol Hill. It was focused on extremism and misinformation. And our team at the Digital Forensic Research Lab, which is all over these issues, tells us that lawmakers came at their questioning in a new way that offers insight into what our digital future could look like.

Fast Thinking by Atlantic Council

Digital Policy Disinformation

Wed, Mar 24, 2021

Event recap | Data science and social entrepreneurship

An episode of the GeoTech Hour featuring data scientists and entrepreneurs who discuss how to employ tech for good.

Event Recap by the GeoTech Center

Digital Policy Inclusive Growth

Events

Wed, May 12, 2021

Exploring the future of data, human rights, speech, and privacy

Online Event A weekly GeoTech Hour focused on the future of data as it relates to human rights, speech, and privacy.

12:00pm Digital Policy Disinformation Technology & Innovation

Wed, May 12, 2021

China’s Digital Currency: Threat or tempest in a teapot?

Online Event China’s ambition for its new digital currency has become a hotly debated – and often misunderstood – issue in Washington and beyond. This discussion takes an objective look at the future of the digital yuan and its implications for the global economy.

2:30pm China Digital Currencies Digital Policy International Markets