February 2022: Special Issue
Authors explore vulnerabilities in Artificial Intelligence and challenges for the meaningful human control of autonomous weapons.
Authors explore the concept and implementation of “neurorights” in relation to the development of invasive and non-invasive brain-computer interface technologies at both the transnational and national level, particularly Chile's case.
Through collaborations among diplomats, scientists, and engineers, authors envision artificial intelligence (AI) paired with emerging human augmentation technologies significantly improving the bandwidth, speed, and optimality of diplomacy.
According to the author, the United Nations is the premier, inclusive, and ideal forum where universally agreed-upon norms in the areas of emerging technologies can be created.
As debate increases on establishing a new component of the National Science Foundation to help translate scientific research into national solutions, authors focus on the role of international cooperation and coordination.
Creating opportunities for life scientists to participate in diplomacy is crucial. In this article, authors identify a set of guiding principles for future programs that aim to grow the next generation of global biosecurity diplomats.
If science diplomacy is to be an effective tool for using scientific knowledge to accomplish concrete objectives related to emerging technologies, then the immediate task is to specify clearly the objectives sought and the means for achieving them.
We must not let the promise of quantum computing technology be subsumed by our fears of what it can do in the hands of malignant actors.
As the global community faces new challenges, civil space-based Earth observations offer the United States unique opportunities to employ science diplomacy in cooperation and competition.
As modern technologies are bringing truly personalized precision medicine closer to reality, authors argue in favor of international efforts to regulate the collection and handling of genomic data to address ethical and privacy concerns.
Developing vaccines for the next pandemic will require an expanded portfolio that balances new and traditional technologies, together with increased capacity for vaccine production extending beyond multinational companies.
André Xuereb, Ph.D., the Maltese Ambassador for Digital Affairs makes the case on how small countries like Malta can employ science diplomacy to become leaders in quantum information technologies.