ARTICLE SERIES: “Understanding Digital Capitalism III” Part 6


Smart Red Cloud: China 0n its way to AI world superpower

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The Western world celebrates the progress in AI, made in China. But on the ground, Artificial Intelligence has long been used for other state-supporting tasks – the Communist Party discovers the algorithms as an instrument of power. In the second part of the technological tour of China, Timo Daum focusses on “social scoring”, a fully automated monitoring system fed by ocial networks. »Understanding Digital Capitalism«: How the principle of credit scoring becomes perverted and a universal monitoring tool for “better citizens”.

Illustration: Susann Massute