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  • [New] China's AI technology and industry is in the best period of development opportunities, provided that the talent strategy is well formulated and implemented, so that there is no longer the need to go abroad to learn, and a national school can be created. Modern Diplomacy
  • [New] Berlin wants to extend cooperation on new technologies such as green hydrogen produced using renewable energy, which Germany could import in vast quantities from the Gulf states. The Straits Times
  • [New] The Latino community faces a system not designed for it even worse because it is still relatively new to the U.S., and that Latinos have not had the opportunity to have generations of Latinos in the U.S. who can encourage them. The Arizona State Press
  • [New] China has been furious about the deployment of the U.S.-made Terminal High Altitude Area Defence (THAAD) anti-missile system in South Korea, saying its powerful radar can see far into China and will do nothing to ease tension with North Korea. NNN NEWS NIGERIA
  • [New] Asda is expanding its trial of technology which will make it easier for blind and partially sighted customers to navigate their way through a store whilst they do their shopping. Retail Technology Innovation Hub
  • [New] Key to the move away from natural gas, regulators say, will be heat pump technology, which is already used widely in Europe but is less common in the U.S. San Francisco Chronicle
  • [New] Russia is reportedly coordinating private and government research and development of quantum technology as part of large projects that are expected to receive up to 300 million USD in the first phase. Communications of the ACM
  • [New] By 2030, the Urban Transitions Missions aims to mobilize 300 cities worldwide to advance their climate action planning, increase their ambition and implement systemic and innovative approaches to a net-zero, resilient, and people-centered urban transition. Global Covenant of Mayors
  • [New] The commercialisation of net-zero technologies could cost up to $200 billion every year - supposedly suggesting that the demand for hydrogen, natural gas and clean electricity are set to rise dramatically, where coal power will fall out of favour. Packaging Europe
  • [New] G3ict' s Global Policy Center is exploring a new global effort on the use of data and technology to anticipate and respond to disabilities acquired through man-made and natural disasters. G3ICT
  • [New] The National Transportation Safety Board is calling for the installation of passive alcohol impairment detection systems in all new vehicles, saying that technology could prevent tens of thousands of fatal crashes each year. Repairer Driven News
  • [New] Tesla is recalling nearly 1.1 million U.S. vehicles because the window automatic reversal system may not react correctly after detecting an obstruction, increasing the risk of injury. NBC News
  • [New] Emerging technologies, such as artificial intelligence, machine learning, quantum computing and a growing Internet of Things can both help and hinder DOD operations as threats or opportunities. Nextgov
  • [New] The development of a UK shale gas industry, amongst other technologies, provides a credible path for the UK to become an energy exporter by 2040, following on from 2021 where the UK produced the least amount of energy in over 50 years. Drill or drop?
  • [New] The Japanese government will tighten up cybersecurity standards for defense contractors, going well beyond defending against a breach of a system to also address how to respond if hackers gain access. Nikkei Asia
  • [New] There is huge potential for India to leapfrog polluting technologies and satisfy the growing energy demand with renewable energy and storage technologies. Nature
  • [New] While 38% of educators surveyed by the EdWeek Research Center said they plan to use more of their learning management system during the 2022-23 school year than they did during the last two school years, others said they will use it less or in a different way. Education Week
  • [New] A major study from the McKinsey Global Institute, released a few years before the pandemic hit, predicted that intelligent agents, robots and other digital technologies could eliminate the need for 30% of all human labour and displace up to 800 million jobs worldwide by 2030. Business In Vancouver
  • [New] Resource-starved health systems proved powerless to control the spread of HIV/AIDS, leading in the ensuing years to vast loss of life and squandered economic opportunity on a global scale. World Bank Blogs
  • [New] The next call of the Higher Education Initiative, run by the European Institute of Innovation and Technology, will focus on so-called 'deep tech' - technology that is heavily based on research. Research Professional News
  • Transforming the world's food systems could generate $4.5 trillion annually in new economic opportunities by 2030 and help us to create a net-zero, nature positive world, while also ensuring social justice and food security. Food Systems Pavilion
  • The Biden administration recently published a National Security Memorandum about quantum computing that warns of the consequences of development of quantum computers capable of breaking much of the public-key cryptography used on digital systems across the United States and around the world. Tufts Now

Last updated: 26 September 2022


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