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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
...Sam Winter-Levy; Jacob Trefethen Breakthroughs in artificial intelligence will generate unprecedented opportunities, but they will also create hard-to-predict risks. Sam Winter-Levy and Jacob Trefethen argue that governments, universities, and private companies need to take notice now and begin...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2011
... will be packed into a very small space. In the future, historians may see the most important innovation of the previous decade as the migration of artificial intelligence from research labs to everyday life. Think “cleaning robots” or even more recently, Watson, the computer champion on Jeopardy! While...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... of Cabinet Affairs was renamed the Ministry of the Cabinet Affairs and the Future. And in October 2017, the UAE became the world’s first country to appoint a Minister of Artificial Intelligence, the 27-year-old His Excellency Omar Al Olama. Anchoring these endeavors are activities of the Dubai Future...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
... that no one notices and corrects for. Thus, as we begin to create artificial intelligence, we risk inserting racism and other prejudices into the code that will make decisions for years to come. As Laura Weidman Powers, founder of Code2040, which brings more African Americans and Latinos into tech, told me...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 14–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
..., competitive, and socially useful in 10 years. Some future drones will be almost invisible, nearly silent, and difficult to kill. Others may embed limited artificial intelligence to do situation assessment, planning, and pre-approved actions. Military policy requires a person in the loop for lethal actions...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
..., and now can be used to pay for my purchases, arrange for my pick up, play any media I wish, and in the case of an emergency, can come to my aid. It even includes artificial intelligence that reminds me of my flight, alerts me to best routes, and lets me know when exciting events are planned, without...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 22 (4): 87–91.
Published: 01 December 2006
..., after the Hariri killing, Bashar named his brother-in-law, Gen. Asaf Shawkwat, as new head of military intelligence. And need I remind you that in Arabic ‘assad’ means lion, curiously like Corleone?” 88 WORLD POLICY JOURNAL • WINTER 2005/06 Doctrinally...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 12–17.
Published: 01 September 2014
... institutional, military, and technical power. They are passing laws criminalizing various forms of online speech and enforcing those laws with police, security, and intelligence forces. Law enforcement and intelligence services of democracies, as well as dictatorships, are pushing their powers of surveillance...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
..., the challenge was even greater. In Eastern Europe, Russia, and China—all centrally-planned economies where rulers controlled every aspect of production, output, pricing, and wages, the value of a currency was pegged to some artificial exchange rate that clearly bore little relationship to the real value of any...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 18 (4): 11–17.
Published: 01 December 2002
... breadth in turn over the Atlantic in March 1999, record time. protesting the bombing of Yugoslavia, Moscow’s support was essential to the was a measure of the precariousness of rela­ effort. Russian intelligence assets in the tions apparent throughout much of the region were far...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 93–99.
Published: 01 June 2002
... rooted but “artificially stim­ was henceforth illegal to buy Iranian oil, ulated,” that aid to Mossadeq would only and that violators would be held criminally delay his fall, that economic pressure would accountable. In the escalating duel, Mos- compel him to comply with British...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (4): 65–77.
Published: 01 December 2013
..., sold all his property in Belgium, and according to the industry intelligence newsletter Rough & Polished , took up residence in the tax haven of Monaco, beyond the reach of the Brussels tax inspectors. His partner, Sylvain Goldberg, appeared to have moved his operations to Switzerland and Israel...
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World Policy Journal (2006) 23 (1): 17–24.
Published: 01 March 2006
.... According to a solid economic and political foundation recent congressional testimony by the head so that it can provide security in the absence of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency, in­ of substantial foreign assistance. This is no surgents “now represent a greater threat to easy task...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 108–118.
Published: 01 December 2015
... quantities, if not state-of-the-art, and not toilets or elevators for the masses. Putin, too, trained as a late-Soviet intelligence apparatchik and learned the same lesson of priorities. But his goals today are somewhat different. putin wants something far simpler, yet far more elusive—respect...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 31–40.
Published: 01 March 2003
... for armed groups is on the rise, un­ latter were strengthened by training with dermining not only the new government in the Taliban, often with the covert support of Kabul but peace in the region. Unless re­ Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (isi) gional actors see that they have a stake...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 71–80.
Published: 01 March 2002
... the “medicine” it is to be found only in the oblivion brought they were taking. Two of them, brother and about by wine and in the artificial sleep in­ sister, were the children of a broken man duced by opium and similar narcotics. Alas, who had been a big shot under the Shah. the effects...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (3): 110–119.
Published: 01 September 2012
... when they were growing up. Increasingly, with the improvement of global communications, it was becoming quite clear that the grim, dour existence of the Soviet bloc was a far cry from the glories of the West. Yet even then, most believed such luxuries were either artificial or far beyond...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 49–55.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., this artificial divide. There is wonderful and there are immense challenges and ad­ thinking going on in India today— new justments— how to attract investment capi­ ideas that are strikingly very much of India’s tal into the kind of enterprises I’m describ­ making. Just for a taste...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 113–122.
Published: 01 September 2014
... War: Diplomacy and Espionage in the Age of Terrorism , with the late Count Alexandre de Marenches, long-time head of French intelligence and a top aide to Charles De Gaulle, his expressed fear of the greatest threat to France was “a foreign community that is growing in our midst whose languages...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 92–107.
Published: 01 June 2004
.... by artificial ties in the ordinary vicissitudes Despite his conviction that isolation of her politics or the ordinary combinations must be abandoned, Wilson apparently and collisions of her friendships or enmities. shared the prevailing view at the turn of the Our detached and distant situation invites...