3 Things to Watch in 2021: Science & Technology
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With a new year comes new developments. See what is to come in 2021 regarding open science & hardware, facial recognition & AI ethics, and the 5G future. For more on science and technology, check out the latest Wilson Center publication: "On the Horizon | What to Watch in 2021" or read directly the "On the Horizon | Science and Technology" report.
Science and Technology Experts
Key Science and Technology Staff
Senior Faculty Fellow at Georgetown’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET) Assistant Teaching Professor at Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service Former Postdoctoral fellow at the Belfer Center's Cyber Security Project, John F. Kennedy School Government, Harvard University
Melissa K. Griffith
Non-Resident Research Fellow at the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC); and an Adjunct Assistant Professor at Georgetown’s Center for Security Studies (CSS)
Former Fulbright-Clinton Public Policy Fellow
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