Dr. Alessandro Arduino tells YCW about the role of private security companies in China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the security hotspots on the horizon, and his new book, “China’s Private Army: Protecting the New Silk Road.”
Mohammed Al-Sudairi outlines the warming Sino-Saudi relationship, the role of the Gulf Region on the Belt and Road, and the importance of sensitivity to ideologies when conducting research on China.
Elaine Chow and Jessica Colwell, hosts of a podcast tracking the hit Chinese TV show “In the Name of the People” (人民的名义), talk to YCW about how corruption is portrayed in Chinese media and the challenges of being a journalist in China.
Librarians at University of Pennsylvania are using optical character recognition (OCR) to build a text corpus of Chinese-character documents from the early 20th century. YCW talks to Molly Des Jardin and Brian Vivier about their goals and challenges.
Danit Gal tells us about the implications of AI in China , a “do it first, and regulate later” mentality, and which Chinese companies are prone to win the AI race.