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  • US’ AI Ethics Debate: Overcoming Barriers in Government and Tech Sector 

    Lamberth, Megan (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-06-28)
    The debate over ethics and norms building in artificial intelligence (AI) is gaining momentum in the US government and tech industry. Yet, while these institutions understand the need for ethics in AI, a myriad of barriers impede their ability to ...
  • Appreciating Diversity: What Has The ICCS Achieved? 

    Yong, Ong Keng (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-06-28)
    Many Communities, One Shared Future' was the theme of the recently concluded International Conference on Cohesive Societies (ICCS). A key takeaway is that diversity is not a hindrance to social cohesion; it is how people manage the difference. It is ...
  • Tolerance and its Enemies: Three Observations 

    Jayakumar, Shashi (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-06-26)
    Why is it that it feels like we are living in an increasingly tribalist age – one where it seems different peoples, separated by colour, religious creed, or political ideology, can no longer live together harmoniously? What can be done about it and ...
  • Is the Innovation Winter Coming? 

    Stanley-Lockman, Zoe; Raska, Michael (S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, 2019-06-26)
    Securing an advantage in emerging technological domains such as artificial intelligence (AI) and 5G means winning the competition for global talent and unrestricted access to supply chains. The accelerating Sino-US strategic competition, however, raises ...

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