We’ve said it before: Google is evil. Straight up. Full stop. More recently, we also covered the deeply dishonest tech giant’s efforts to suppress or silence conservative voices and thereby damage Donald Trump’s chances for reelection. So it’s no surprise that Google’s YouTube vehicle is getting in on the act.
Hoover Institution fellow Lanhee Chen discusses with Zac Moffatt, the digital director of the 2012 Romney campaign and Founder of Targeted Victory, some of the ways that the 2020 campaigns are using digital media and trends to watch for over the last several weeks before the election.
Almost since its first emergence, the spreading SARS-CoV-2 outbreak has also been accompanied by a widespread proliferation of misinformation and disinformation, what the World Health Organization (WHO) described as “a massive ‘infodemic’—an over-abundance of information … that makes it hard for people to find trustworthy sources and reliable guidance when they need it.”
Since 2011, the Israeli government has worked to centralize and streamline cyber defense authorities and responsibilities. It has established a new civilian national security agency to oversee cybersecurity preparedness and monitor and respond to cyber threats. The government has also advanced comprehensive draft legislation in broad consultation with a variety of relevant stakeholders from the private sector and civil society to regulate the authorities and operations of that new agency.
Uncommon Knowledge with Peter Robinson is proud to present the first interview with Condoleezza Rice in her new role as Director of the Hoover Institution. On September 1st, 2020 Director Rice became the Hoover Institution's eighth director in its 101 year history and the first woman to hold the position.
Listen to the discussion with Condoleezza Rice of the Hoover Institution and Fei-Fei Li of the Stanford Institute for Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HAI) sharing their ideas on Ensuring America’s Innovation in Artificial Intelligence.
Hoover Institution fellow Raghuram Rajan talks about cryptocurrencies bitcoin and Facebook-backed Libra as well as the role cryptocurrencies might play in a world where central banks globally begin to issue their own digital currencies.