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Washington Post (September 16)

2022/ 09/ 18 by jd in Global News

“Japan is inching closer to a full reopening, with an announcement likely in the coming days. But the country’s prolonged closure during the coronavirus pandemic has done lasting damage to its reputation as a destination for international investors, academics and tourists, experts say.”

 

CNN (March 10)

2021/ 03/ 11 by jd in Global News

“Westerners are increasingly scared of traveling to China as threat of detention rises.” The increased apprehensiveness extends to academia and could have ripple effects. “With fewer academics willing to travel to China… the result could be fewer Western minds reporting on and studying China firsthand at a time when, arguably, the world has never had a greater need to understand the country.”

 

Inc. (November Issue)

2018/ 11/ 26 by jd in Global News

“Sure, self-driving cars are smart. But can they learn ethics?” Not everyone is concerned. “Academics worry how A.I. will be programmed to navigate ethical dilemmas. Founders of A.I.-driven companies don’t.” But many tricky decisions experienced by drivers “as a one-off” will need examination because ultimately “driverless cars must grapple with it at scale.”

 

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