The Brookings Institution’s Artificial Intelligence and Emerging Technology Initiative aims to advance good governance of transformative new technologies. By producing rigorous research and bringing together leaders from across the technology and policy communities, the Brookings AIET Initiative strives to promote effective solutions to the most pressing challenges posed by A.I. and emerging technology.
Executive summary As the Kremlin’s war on Ukraine unfolded, Russian state media and diplomatic accounts online began a deliberate, coordinated effort to spread propaganda that aims to justify or deflect blame for the violence. They continue to broadcast this propaganda around the world, including, rather intensively, in Latin America. In a region that contains both […]
Introduction The Forum for Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence (FCAI) has investigated opportunities and obstacles for international cooperation to foster development of responsible artificial intelligence (AI). It has brought together officials from seven governments (Australia, Canada, the European Union, Japan, Singapore, the United Kingdom, and United States with experts from industry, academia, and civil society to […]
Executive Summary Semiconductors are the lifeblood of the digital economy. The semiconductor industry has moved to the foreground of political discourse both in the United States and other countries. The pushes from America’s economic rivals and the challenges faced by its own domestic industry, coupled with supply chain shortages, prompted calls for the U.S. government […]
Executive Summary Technology is at the center of the emerging competition between the United States and China, with far-reaching consequences for democratic societies. At stake in this competition are the prestige and reach of liberal values, as well as the economic competitiveness and national security of the United States and its allies and partners. Fortunately, […]
Global Forum on Democracy & Technology
The Brookings Global Forum on Democracy & Technology is an effort to develop shared practices and applications for emerging technologies that can strengthen democratic societies around the world.
The Forum for Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence
The Forum on Cooperation on Artificial Intelligence hosts regular AI dialogues among high-level officials from Australia, Canada, EU, Japan, Singapore, UK and the US as well as experts from industry, civil society, and academia, aimed at identifying opportunities for international cooperation on AI regulation, standards, and research and development.
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The geography of AI
Employing seven basic measures of AI capacity, this report examines the extent, location, and concentration of AI technology creation and business activity in U.S. metropolitan areas.
To advance their strategic aims, the U.S. and EU should deepen cooperation on semiconductors rather than adopting protectionist industrial policies.