ARTICLE: “Understanding Digital Capitalism III” Part 6

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

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