Issue no. 37 of the Digital Watch newsletter, published on 6 February 2019, by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and DiploFoundation | Contributors: Stephanie Borg Psaila (Editor), Efrat Daskal, Andre Edwards, Arvin Kamberi, Marco Lotti, Nataša Perućica, Ilona Stadnik, Sorina Teleanu | Design by Viktor Mijatović, layout by Aleksandar Nedeljkov, Diplo’s CreativeLab
The digital realm is mirroring societal developments. Cyber risks and uncertainties are growing. A cyber-arms race is in the making. Opportunity-wise, artificial intelligence (AI), quantum computing, and blockchain are spearheading a wave of new applications in health, agriculture, and development. In 2019, the digital realpolitik trend will accelerate, and there are 10 areas of development which we will need to watch closely.
As data continues to oil the modern economy, the contentious issues surrounding c