Eddie Yang

Eddie Yang is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science of the University of California, San Diego. He has also been affiliated with the Plural Technology Collaboratory and was an intern at Microsoft Research.

October 2023, Volume 34, Issue 4

The Authoritarian Data Problem

AI is destined to become another stage for geopolitical conflict. In this contest, autocracies have the advantage, as they vacuum up valuable data from democracies, while democracies inevitably incorporate data tainted by repression.