The United States should strengthen export controls on semiconductor manufacturing equipment to prevent adversaries from gaining the ability to manufacture state-of-the-art AI chips that could eventually pose a national security threat
Contact tracing apps are not a silver bullet for COVID-19. At best, they are a partial solution that will only work if deployed in concert with a robust testing regime and expanded manual tracing efforts.
May 4, 2020
| Shining Tan From Trustee China Hand Research associate Shining Tan explains how Alibaba and Tencent have led the effort to create and roll out a health code monitor for every Chinese citizen. China is finding it difficult to protect everyone’s health and their privacy at the same time.
May 4, 2020
| Scott Kennedy From Trustee China Hand Senior Adviser and Trustee Chair Scott Kennedy dives into the latest data on charitable giving and shows how philanthropy has changed in response to COVID-19 pandemic.
May 4, 2020 From Trustee China Hand Research intern Seungha Lee analyzes China's mixed progress in regulating facial recognition technologies, both through legal and regulatory changes as well as emerging industry standards.
The accuracy of facial recognition systems has improved dramatically in recent years, though limitations remain. This post explores how accuracy improvements are changing the risks associated with this technology.
April 7, 2020
| Rachel Ellehuus From Kremlin Playbook Spotlight After a 2018 raid on a strategically-located archipelago, Finland passed some important legislation to control foreign real estate purchases in locations that could affect national security.