Technology and Foreign Policy
As Wikipedia celebrates its tenth anniversary, Joseph Reagle, a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard University, sees an opportunity for significant growth in non-English-speaking parts of the world.
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U.S. Ambassador to the OECD Karen Kornbluh spoke at the Brookings Institute on January 11, 2012. In her speech titled, "Principles of Internet Governance: An Agenda for Economic Growth and Innovation," she discussed the OECD's high-level meetings in June 2011 and the resulting principles countries can adopt to protect the flow of information and uphold policy concerns on the Internet.
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As the United States manages its relationship with China on science and technology, Adam Segal argues that the United States will have to maintain its scientific strength at home, while pressuring China on its mercantilist technology policies.
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Adam Segal testifies before the U.S.-China Economic and Security Review Commission on China's technology policies and argues that while the long-term impact is uncertain, the United States must push back against them to maintain its comparative advantage.
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Bruce W. MacDonald, author of the Council Special Report China, Space Weapons, and U.S. Security testifies before the Subcommittee on Strategic Forces and focuses on three questions: 1) Does U.S. overall space policy advance space security? 2) Does the United States invest resources so as to best protect and defend space assets? 3) What role can diplomacy play in advancing space security?
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George Washington University's Peter Bock, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's Paul Cohen, and MIT's Andrew McAfee join Amy Alving, former chief technology officer of Science Applications International, to discuss recent innovations in artificial intelligence as well as the economic and security implications of these technological advances.
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Joel Garreau of the Garreau Group and Michael Rogers of the Practical Futurist join HyperVocal.com's Lee Brenner to discuss the latest advances in information technology and biotechnology and their implications for public policy.
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Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and chief executive officer of AT&T, discusses the role of mobile technology as a driving force of productivity and business investment as well as AT&T's acquisition of T-Mobile.
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Google's Vinton G. Cerf and USAID's Alex O. Dehgan discuss utilizing science and technology to allow leaders, diplomats, and innovators around the world to engage with one another.
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Eric Schmidt, Chairman and CEO of Google, and Jared Cohen, Adjunct Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations and Director of Google Ideas at Google, highlight the potential of the technological development to revolutionize relations between countries and to empower citizens of oppressive regimes
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Ivan Seidenberg, chairman and chief executive officer of Verizon Communications, discusses technology and innovation, as well as the implications of recent legislation on Verizon.
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Maryanne Kivlehan-Wise, James Mulvenon, and Mark Stokes discuss China's security future.
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Four experts discuss the impact of technology on the press and the future of traditional media.
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A symposium discussing Iran and policy options for the next administration, focusing on the nuclear dimension and Iranian foreign policy.
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The panelists will discuss the October 4, 1957 launching of the Soviet satellite, Sputnik, its impact on the Cold War, and its role in propelling the Information Age.
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Joe Trippi and Lee Rainie discuss how the Internet has increased the public’s influence on the policymaking process.
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Bryan Cunningham and Jeff Jonas discuss the pivotal role of technology in support of U.S. intelligence, as well as the importance of understanding these technologies and their implications for policy. Topics include intelligence sharing networks, anonymization, data mining, and civil-liberty concerns.
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Shri Kapil Sibal discusses the role of science and technology in Indian development, India’s relationship with the United States, and the recent U.S.-Indian nuclear deal.
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