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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... to work together to address the accidental consequences that may accompany the onset of new smart technologies of immense power. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 artificial intelligence technology technological safety programming In September 1933, the British Association...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 14–19.
Published: 01 September 2013
... self-driving car has driven over 500,000 miles on U.S. roads and highways, and it has an outstanding safety record. It is important to get some perspective on the deaths caused by drones. Compared to terrorism, counterterrorism, drone attacks, or even recent wars, automobile technology is far more...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 88–97.
Published: 01 September 2013
... demographic dividend, the Bangladeshi economy—and the garment sector in particular—must invest in a safe, stable, and technologically skilled workforce. This will require improved physical infrastructure like electricity, roads, and, as was made tragically clear in a massive factory fire in November 2012...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (3): 73–78.
Published: 01 September 2004
... to safety from some form of violent in 2002, over 25 million people have died attack. A decade ago, the United Nations, of AIDS in the past two decades and 40 mil­ in the Declaration of Principles on Human lion people are currently living with H IV. By Rights and the Environment (1994), broad­...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (2): 100–112.
Published: 01 June 2014
... about either restarting or mothballing and decommissioning some of its nuclear power plants. It is costing billions just to keep these plants in operable condition. It is costing billions more to develop safety and security upgrades that could return them to service. Japan is also investing massively...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 40–44.
Published: 01 September 2011
... melt down like Fukushima, and the weapons proliferation risk is small—unlike fission. While some commentators argue that fusion is too far off, the science and technology is actually moving rapidly forward. In the 1970s, fusion scientists were delighted to produce one-tenth of a watt of heat...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (3): 11–16.
Published: 01 September 2011
... Gibson’s cyberspace. As Jim Karkanias of Microsoft Research puts it, such icons serve as hieroglyphs—simple, recognizable symbols on whose significance everyone agrees. Researchers and engineers have found themselves concentrating on more and more narrowly focused topics as science and technology have...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
...—of the GCC. Meanwhile, the rises of the Muslim Brotherhood and the Islamic State have checked the appeal of Islam as a uniting factor or organizing principle. With all this playing out in the background, a national identity predicated on heritage has given way to the hard sell of a technologically enhanced...
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World Policy Journal (2014) 31 (3): 34–40.
Published: 01 September 2014
... priorities do not mitigate this grave reality. These days we emphasize long hours for less pay, and greater efficiency and growth despite rapidly dwindling resources. In addition, thanks to many of our technological developments, there are fewer jobs on the market, and our privacy has been entirely...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2015
... the Internet space and take a leadership role in the global reach of social media. Indian entrepreneurs have made billions off the Internet, and the rise of Indian call centers dragged vast populations on the sub-continent into the 21st century. Tthat this technology has suddenly acquired a dark side...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (1): 1–9.
Published: 01 March 2002
... in questions of At times, this has given Americans a national safety. This unilateral approach to messianic mission to redeem the world, as security has carried with it an implicit mes­ Woodrow Wilson believed; at other times sage that allies can inhibit America’s free­ even the founders...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 35–38.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., because we were getting more graduates, more trained human capital, and then in 2000 we saw the coming of ICT [information and communications technology]. There has been a wave of diversification by virtue of getting trained human capital. Now, having said this, there were a few other measures we took...
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World Policy Journal (2013) 30 (3): 23–30.
Published: 01 September 2013
... internet, replaced by a collection of national or regional internets. Local security services will sell their various surveillance technologies and strategies. Governments will be delighted to extract more controls, with the global Internet services themselves being driven in the same direction...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 45–51.
Published: 01 September 2003
... and Free Trade 47 participation in corporate governance, and tion that it’s far better than what we have workplace health and safety. In 1992, the under NAFTA.”18 To date, the 20-odd cases charter was incorporated as a “social policy filed under NAALC have...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 83–91.
Published: 01 December 2015
... for his safety and that of his family, observes, “the PYD does not follow the rules of Islam. We do not consider them devout Muslims or even Muslims at all. Many PYD Kurds are Marxists, and they hate religion.” “The PKK kills more police officers and soldiers than ISIS does,” says one local Kurd. “I...
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World Policy Journal (2011) 28 (2): 7–11.
Published: 01 June 2011
...William Powers As I grew up, Long Island was being paved over. A few small farms and patches of wild forests had survived suburbanization, but most had disappeared forever, transformed into a million uninspired cul-de-sacs. Beyond the safety and prosperity of my upper-middle-class life...
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World Policy Journal (2005) 22 (2): 37–43.
Published: 01 June 2005
... of advanced F-16 ca’s interests to work with India, a large, aircraft to Pakistan, India’s long-term adver­ powerful, and democratic state, to ensure re­ sary, failed to completely remove the luster gional stability, to maintain the safety and of her visit. Indian criticisms of the pro­ security of sea...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 89–96.
Published: 01 June 2012
... into the Pakistan economy, but nothing more. It’s not funding used as leverage to create new enterprises and, most importantly, jobs. Banks balk at extending credit to start-ups, even when contracts guarantee return. That is what happened to Shakir Husain, CEO and founder of the technology outsourcer Creative Chaos...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 33–42.
Published: 01 March 2012
... a new technology to induce cancer that nobody knows about, a technology that will be uncovered in 50 years? I don’t know, I’m just pointing it out to make you think about it.” To support this idea, Chávez cited experiments conducted in Guatemala between 1946 and 1948, when U.S. health officers tested...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 37–46.
Published: 01 June 2004
... ple continue to emigrate. By adding a huge to buy goods from local merchants would financial incentive to the traditional func­ write chits that merchants could cash with tion of emigration as a social safety valve, the Chinese comprador who managed an es­ remittances discourage governments from...