Report Dec 8, 2021
Unpacking the geopolitics of technology
By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler, Kaisa Oksanen, and Ossi Piironen
In this paper, authors from the Atlantic Council and the Ministry for Foreign Affairs of Finland examine the transformation of technology and work in a broader social and political context, look at strategies that different regions of the world employ, and evaluate the transition’s geopolitical impact through alternative futures.
In-Depth Research & Reports May 25, 2021
Report of the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies and Data
By The GeoTech Center
An in depth report produced by the Commission on the Geopolitical Impacts of New Technologies, making recommendations to maintain economic and national security and new approaches to develop and deploy critical technologies.
Report Oct 14, 2021
Standardizing the future: How can the United States navigate the geopolitics of international technology standards?
By Giulia Neaher, David Bray, Julian Mueller-Kaler, and Benjamin Schatz
Standards for data and technology represent a key part of the world’s digital ecosystem, and as such, they can have significant implications for geopolitics. This report, published in partnership with the American Edge Project, endeavors to study the geopolitical dynamics surrounding technology standards setting to better inform related US policy.
In-Depth Research & Reports Jan 12, 2021
Smart partnerships amid great power competition
By Mathew Burrows, Julian Mueller-Kaler
The report captures key takeaways from various roundtable conversations, identifies the challenges and opportunities that different regions of the world face when dealing with emerging technologies, and evaluates China’s role as a global citizen. In times of economic decoupling and rising geopolitical bipolarity, it highlights opportunities for smart partnerships, describes how data and AI applications can be harnessed for good, and develops scenarios on where an AI-powered world might be headed.
Report Aug 5, 2021
Getting from commitment to content in AI and data ethics: Justice and explainability
By John Basl, Ronald Sandler, and Steven Tiell
There is widespread awareness among researchers, companies, policy makers, and the public that the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data raises challenges involving justice, privacy, autonomy, transparency, and accountability.