Margaret E. Roberts

Margaret E. Roberts is a professor in the Department of Political Science and the Halıcıoğlu Data Science Institute of the University of California, San Diego.

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.