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Michael Chui

Michael Chui

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Michael Chui is a partner at the McKinsey Global Institute, studying the impact of long-term technology trends.

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  1. The Promise and Peril of the Bio-Revolution
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    The Promise and Peril of the Bio-Revolution

    Jan 26, 2021 Matthias Evers & Michael Chui call for a public debate on how best to realize the benefits of biological innovation while mitigating the risks.

  2. Long Live the Bio-Revolution
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    Long Live the Bio-Revolution

    Dec 30, 2020 Michael Chui & Matthias Evers tout a host of recent innovations that promise to make food systems more resilient, inclusive, and efficient.

  3. COVID-19 and the Bio-Revolution
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    COVID-19 and the Bio-Revolution

    Jun 10, 2020 Michael Chui & Matthias Evers illuminate the promise and perils of the current wave of biological innovation.

  4. AI for Human Development
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    AI for Human Development

    Jan 3, 2019 Michael Chui & Martin Harrysson focus on the obstacles to realizing the potential of artificial intelligence to serve the public good.

  5. Big Data, Big New Businesses

    Big Data, Big New Businesses

    Feb 25, 2014 Nigel Shadbolt & Michael Chui estimate that the annual value of open data could reach $3 trillion.

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    Freedom Without Justice

    Slavoj Žižek

    At the end of European Communism, there was a widespread, euphoric hope that freedom and democracy would bring a better life; eventually, though, many lost that hope. The problem, under both Communism and the new liberal dispensation, was that those pursuing grand social projects had embraced ideology instead of philosophy.

    considers what an Albanian Marxist philosopher can tell us about liberty in today's world.
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    Can National Reconciliation Defeat Populism?

    Maciej Kisilowski & Anna Wojciuk

    For the US, Slovakia's general election may produce another unreliable allied government. But instead of turning a blind eye to such allies, as President Joe Biden has been doing with Poland, or confronting them with an uncompromising stance, the US should spearhead efforts to help mend flawed democracies.

    reflect on the outcome of Slovakia's general election in the run-up to Poland's decisive vote.
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    Not Destined for War

    Joseph S. Nye, Jr. rejects historical analogies implying that zero-sum conflict between the US and China is inevitable.
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    Is “Peace Through Commerce” Dead?

    Harold James doubts that new conflicts and rivalries justify a full-scale rejection of European-style economic engagement.
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    Putin and Kim’s Cartoon Summit

    Nina L. Khrushcheva thinks that Russia's recent meeting with North Korea was intended primarily as a warning to the South.
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    Saudi Arabia’s New Nationalism

    Bernard Haykel explains the reasoning behind the Kingdom's ongoing domestic- and foreign-policy transformation.
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    The Green Growth Mindset

    Gernot Wagner sees doctrinaire debates about capitalism as irrelevant or even deleterious to the decarbonization effort.
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    Africa Is the Future of Multilateralism

    Mark Malloch-Brown explains why the continent should be at the forefront of efforts to bring about international reforms.
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    A Chinese Bubble Long in the Making

    Yi Fuxian traces the deep roots of the country's mounting economic and financial problems.

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