Hangzhou and Alibaba: The Dynamic Duo of Industry 4.0 in China
Economy,Cyberspace,China
By Tai Wei Lim - 26 Jun 2019

Hangzhou and Alibaba: The Dynamic Duo of Industry 4.0 in China

Alibaba is using “City Brain”, an Artificial Intelligence system, to help ease traffic flow in Hangzhou. Meanwhile, an AI town has been established next to Alibaba’s headquarters and indicates Hangzhou’s plan to lead the fourth industrial revolution within China.
Geotechnology Meets Geopolitics
Economy,Cyberspace,China

By Stephen R. Nagy - 18 Dec 2018

Geotechnology Meets Geopolitics

Four Reasons Why China Should Not “Customize” Google.cn
Society,Cyberspace,China

By Xiaolin Duan - 14 Nov 2018

Four Reasons Why China Should Not “Customize” Google.cn

Redcore: Nationalistic Marketing in China and its Backlash
Society,Cyberspace,China

Redcore: Nationalistic Marketing in China and its Backlash

A Chinese start-up claimed to have developed an original web browser Redcore totally on its own and thus to have broken the US monopoly in this area. However, some Chinese engineers found that the browser was actually heavily based on Google’s Chrome browser
By Xiaolin Duan - 27 Aug 2018 | 0 comments Read more...
New Technologies to Boost China’s Smart Cities Project
Economy,Cyberspace,China

New Technologies to Boost China’s Smart Cities Project

China has ambitions to build a modernized economy that is integrated into the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, and big data. The smart cities ambition is likely to be a subset of such ambitions.
By Tai Wei Lim - 22 May 2018 | 0 comments Read more...
How is Art like Bitcoin?
Economy,Society,Cyberspace

How is Art like Bitcoin?

Given that speculative bubbles have long affected markets around the world, bitcoin is hardly the first object to have this gulf between its intrinsic value and market value. Indeed, the world of art is ripe with objects presenting this same phenomenon.
Our Blockchain Future
Cyberspace

Our Blockchain Future

Blockchain technology has excited corporations, entrepreneurs, and governments with its promise of improved efficiency and security for a wide range of economic, social, and even political applications.
Why are Chinese Internet Users Paying for Digital Content?
Economy,Cyberspace,China

Why are Chinese Internet Users Paying for Digital Content?

China’s knowledge sharing platforms have gained popularity recently as celebrities and professionals have started to turn their knowledge into cash and make money from news and digital content.
Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and National Security
Cyberspace

Artificial Intelligence, Algorithms, and National Security

Some in the intelligence community and private sector solutions providers are advocating artificial intelligence as a solution to resolving cyber security vulnerabilities. Artificial intelligence can greatly improve human capabilities in cyber security.
By Tai Wei Lim - 10 Jul 2017 | 0 comments Read more...
An Electronic and Cyber Warfare Doctrine to Contain North Korea’s Provocations
Security,Cyberspace,East Asia

An Electronic and Cyber Warfare Doctrine to Contain North Korea’s Provocations

Through a strategic doctrine of electronic and cyber warfare containment, it would be possible for certain strategically significant actors to contain North Korea, while other strategically significant actors simultaneously work toward a peaceful resolution to the issue.
Technology Disruption: Policy Implications for Stakeholders
Society,Cyberspace

Technology Disruption: Policy Implications for Stakeholders

Technologies are developing very quickly. Many of them have the potential to disrupt the way we live. Policy makers and ordinary individuals both must prepare to manage the disruptions that come with technological development.
By Tai Wei Lim - 27 Jun 2017 | 0 comments Read more...
The Global Ransomware Outbreak and the Challenge for Cybersovereignty
Security,Cyberspace

The Global Ransomware Outbreak and the Challenge for Cybersovereignty

Among the victims were Renault and Federal Express, UK hospitals, Chinese universities, Russia’s Ministry of Interior, and Spanish telecommunications and energy companies. The efforts of countries like China to impose law and order on the internet are likely to see an urgent boost.
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