Tech Policy Trends 2024
Delivering a fully connected nation – Part one: Taking stock
Healing with Algorithms: Creating a safe environment for AI’s integration into healthcare
Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment
Securing the final frontier: British perspectives on commercial defence in space

Tech Policy Trends 2024

How will the next 12 months shape the future of technology, policy, and regulation? Digital innovation is shaping the future of society like never before. In 2023, AI has taken the world by storm, the race to dominate Low Earth Orbit has accelerated, and digital trade has consolidated its position as the key to rapid,…

14 Dec 2023 - Opinion

Delivering a fully connected nation – Part one: Taking stock

My new book – “Emperor Ofcom’s New Clothes” – set out how a focus on market forces for managing spectrum and mobile networks has resulted in networks that have less coverage and capacity than would be optimal for most countries. The book works through a detailed assessment of how this came to happen in the…

4 Mar 2024 - Opinion

Healing with Algorithms: Creating a safe environment for AI’s integration into healthcare

Artificial Intelligence (AI) has the potential to transform diagnostics, medical research, and patient experiences. Despite this, several obstacles stand in the way of AI’s widespread adoption in the healthcare industry, potentially hindering its growth and development. In this context, it is crucial to strike a balance between realising the advantages of AI while simultaneously safeguarding…

13 Mar 2024 - AI Policy Lab reports

Connecting Fiji: The opportunity for growth and prosperity from subsea internet investment

The widespread adoption of digital technologies, such as Artificial Intelligence, will require investments in digital infrastructure to ensure connectivity and resilience. Collaborations encompassing local governments, private sector actors, telecom carriers, and/or digital firms have often worked to expand digital infrastructure. One successful example is the South Pacific Connect Initiative, which establishes two new transpacific subsea…

7 Feb 2024 - Reports

Securing the final frontier: British perspectives on commercial defence in space

In a statement on 15 January, the United Kingdom’s Secretary of Defence, Grant Shapps, declared that “The era of the peace dividend is over and 2024 will mark an inflexion… and for Britain, this government will continue to invest to deter, lead, and defend”. In a subsequent speech at Lancaster House in London, Shapps highlighted…

19 Feb 2024 - Opinion

Opinions

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Access Alert: Mexican elections 2024 results – what to expect for the tech sector

Access Alert: Mexican elections 2024 results – what to expect for the tech sector

On 2 June, Mexicans went to the polls to elect a new president, all congressional seats, and nearly 20,000 state-level positions (including eight governorships) in its largest-ever election.  Former Mexico City Head of Government, Dr. Claudia Sheinbaum (Morena, backed by the “Let’s Keep Making History” coalition), secured over 60% of the vote to become Mexico’s…

13 Jun 2024 Opinions
Harmonising EU digital regulations for the future

Harmonising EU digital regulations for the future

At our recent EU briefing session in Brussels, industry executives and EU policymakers discussed the importance of harmonising and effectively...

12 Jun 2024 Opinions
Access Alert: The 2024 European Parliament election results – the implications

Access Alert: The 2024 European Parliament election results – the implications

Although we have seen a rise in far-right and non-aligned political parties at the cost of seats from the Green...

10 Jun 2024 Opinions
AI: The local contexts of a global game changer

AI: The local contexts of a global game changer

Insights from interviews with policymakers and experts around the world With the second Global AI Safety Summit in Seoul and...

3 Jun 2024 Opinions

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Economic Impact Report: Turning Australia’s AI opportunities into impact with Google

Economic Impact Report: Turning Australia’s AI opportunities into impact with Google

Artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly enabling solutions to the challenges we face in our lives. Australia is recognising the transformative...

11 Jun 2024 General
Advancing Hong Kong’s economic growth through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital innovation with Google

Advancing Hong Kong’s economic growth through Artificial Intelligence (AI) and digital innovation with Google

The global rise of artificial intelligence (AI) presents Hong Kong with a unique opportunity to accelerate economic growth. By embracing...

5 Jun 2024 General
Growing the Philippines’ AI opportunity with Google

Growing the Philippines’ AI opportunity with Google

The Philippines is on the cusp of a transformative economic journey. The recovery and reform efforts set out in the...

29 May 2024 Reports
Strengthening Singapore’s AI Leadership with Google

Strengthening Singapore’s AI Leadership with Google

Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications and tools, including generative AI, are unlocking significant economic benefits. From automating repetitive tasks to boosting...

26 May 2024 Reports

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