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February 4th, 2014

Final Kyoto-Trans Asian Dialogue examines Asia’s digital media revolution

Shorenstein APARC News

The fifth and final Stanford Kyoto Trans-Asian Dialogue report considers opportunities and challenges posed by digital media across Asia and the United States including its potential as a catalyst for political, cultural, and economic change. Read more »



June 26th, 2013

Fad-Loving Japan May Derail a Sony Smartphone

Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News

In The New York Times, Kenji Kushida discussed Japan's "Galapagos" information technology sector and the unique pace of the Japanese cellphone market.




May 3rd, 2013

Tracking North Korean nuclear sites with cloud computing

CISAC News

Analysts at CISAC, together with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, are playing a leading role in deriving new and timely information of global security relevance from a variety of open-source geospatial tools. Read more »



March 4th, 2013

Stanford conference to explore right to information and technology

CDDRL, FSI Stanford, Program on Liberation Technology Announcement

On March 11-12, the Program on Liberation Technology at CDDRL is convening a conference to examine digital tools and their impact on the development of democratic development. Hosted in partnership with U.C. Berkeley’s Data and Democracy Initiative, the two-day conference will bring together academics, practitioners, and policy-makers. Read more »



September 12th, 2012

LibTech seminar series returns this fall

CDDRL, Program on Liberation Technology News

The Liberation Technology Seminar Series at the Center on Democracy, Development, and the Rule of Law is back fall quarter with an exciting set of speakers. In light of the U.S. election season, the series will kick off with Daniel Kreiss who has worked extensively on technology and politics in the United States. Read more »



August 30th, 2012

Exploring new technologies at Stanford to monitor human rights

CDDRL, FSI Stanford, PHR, Program on Liberation Technology News

Teaming up with the Brookings Institution and Google, CDDRL hosted a workshop to bring together four United Nations special rapporteurs, civil society activists, technologists and government donors to brainstorm how to best pair human rights monitors with the technology they need to be more effective in their work. Read more »



August 21st, 2012

IT and globalizing Japan's human resources

Shorenstein APARC, Japan Studies Program News

In a Nikkei Business interview, Kenji Kushida discussed Japan's "Galapagos" information technology sector, Silicon Valley, and the need for globalized human resources in Japan.





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