While China’s facial recognition technology ranks among the world’s best, says Jeffrey Ding of the Future of Humanity Institute University of Oxford, in many other areas of AI, China still lags behind the U.S.
Mareike Ohlberg is a research associate at the Mercator Institute for China Studies (MERICS, a YCW Partner) and co-head of YCW Berlin. She holds a PhD in Chinese Studies from the University of Heidelberg and an MA from Columbia University.
Frank N. Pieke, the new head MERICS, argues that President Xi Jinping might find it more difficult than expected to secure a third term.
In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Fu King-wa, Associate Professor at the University of Hong Kong. speaks about the line between Internet censorship and information control in China.
In the latest MERICS expert podcast, Jessica Batke tracks the experiences with China’s law on NGOs, introduced in early 2017, and says that no NGO is known to have left China so far.