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The Weapon that Mistook a School Bus for an Ostrich

Authors explore vulnerabilities in Artificial Intelligence and challenges for the meaningful human control of autonomous weapons. 

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Mind the Gap: Lessons Learned from Neurorights

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.

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Engineering Diplomacy: How AI and Human Augmentation Could Remake the Art of Foreign Relations

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.

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The United Nations’ Focal Diplomatic Role on Emerging Technologies

By Denise Garcia - 02/24/2022

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.

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On Preparing for the Future of Work through Proactively Inclusive Lifelong Learning Frameworks

By Mayank Kejriwal - 02/24/2022

Policymakers globally need to work together to formulate the principles of a lifelong learning framework that is proactively inclusive.

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The National Science Foundation and the New Frontier of S&T Diplomacy

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.

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Emerging Technologies and Science Diplomacy

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.

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The Next Wave of Biosecurity Experts: Young Scientists Need a Better Path into Global Diplomacy

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.

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U.S. Space-Based Earth Observations in 21st-Century Science Diplomacy

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. 

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Don’t Let Concern Over Quantum Technologies Limit International Collaboration

By Sean Silbert - 02/15/2022

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.

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