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 »
Fad-Loving Japan May Derail a Sony SmartphoneShorenstein 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.
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 »
IT and globalizing Japan's human resourcesShorenstein 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.