Miraculous Is Happening on the Korean Peninsula'
says South Korean President Moon
Jae-in, fresh off a trip last week to Pyongyang where
he met with his counterpart, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.
In an appearance on Tuesday at the Council on Foreign Relations as part
of a program co-presented by Asia Society and the Korea Society, Moon
said that Kim and U.S. President Donald
Trump "trust each other" and that the
mercurial North Korean leader seeks economic development for his
country. Moon also said that South Korea's relationship with the United
States was strong; the two weren't "mere allies," he said,
"but great allies."
the Google-made machine AlphaGo routed China's teenage champion Ke Jie
last year in a highly-publicized match of Go, the victory wasn't just
a milestone for the Silicon Valley giant — it also catalyzed China's
quest to surpass the United States as the global leader in
artificial intelligence. In this excerpt from his new book AI Superpowers,
the celebrated entrepreneur and venture capitalist Kai-Fu Lee details
the high stakes of the coming Sino-American battle over AI.
Iyer and Rudresh Mahanthappa's South Asian-Tinged Jazz
and saxophonist Rudresh
Mahanthappa are two of the most prominent jazz
musicians in the United States, performing widely across the country
and releasing albums, both separately and together, to critical
acclaim. The two Indian-American musicians performed at Asia
Society's recent Season of India gala in New York City.
Up With Taiwan Digital Minister Audrey Tang
Tang, digital minister
of Taiwan, dropped by Asia Society last Friday to deliver a
presentation about open government and social innovation on her
native island. Tang, a veteran programming prodigy, then discussed
these issues — and much more — with Asia Society Policy Institute
Vice President for International Security and Diplomacy Daniel Russel.
Solutions in Education Can Become Available Worldwide
across the world routinely develop innovative and effective solutions
for challenges occurring in local contexts. The trick is getting
these ideas to spread. In conjunction with the release of a new
in Knowledge Sharing to Advance SDG 4, representatives
from several organizations convened at Asia Society to discuss ways
innovations in education can become available to all. Download the
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