Mind Matters News

A Timely Leak Offers a Peek into Chinese Cyberespionage Worldwide (March 19, 2024)

We’re Slowly Learning About China’s Extensive Hacking Network (March 7, 2024)

China, Cybertheft, and the Ethics of Espionage (November 15, 2023)

Spies and Lies: China’s Cyberespionage Is On an Unprecedented Level (November 2, 2023)

Covid Helped China Get Ahead on Genetic Therapies (October 6, 2023)

China’s Chatbot Toes the Party Line (July 26, 2023)

The Chinese Spy Balloon Saga, Part 2 (February 22, 2023)

The Chinese Spy Balloon Saga, Part 1 (February 15, 2023)

Life After Zero-Covid: Protestors Are Rounded Up (January 23, 2023)

China: Protesters Evade Censors and Confront State Surveillance (December 23, 2022)

When the Chinese Had Had Enough, Their Government Had to Listen (December 12, 2022)

China: Massive Protests at Cell Phone Plant Continue (November 28, 2022)

China’s Foxconn Walkout: How Fear Messaging Can Backfire (November 22, 2022)

Lab Leak Theory: A Biohazard Was First Noted in 2019 (November 8, 2022)

Rats with Human Brains? The Real Story About Organoids (October 21, 2022)

China’s COVID Theater: It’s Not Really About the Disease (October 11, 2022)

What Difference Has the CHIPS Act Made to the U.S. and Taiwan? (September 28, 2022)

Taiwan Has Bet Its Uncertain Future on Advanced Microchips (September 6, 2022)

Pelosi’s Visit to Taiwan Matters to China. And Your Computer (August 29, 2022)

How China’s Pre-Crime Algorithms Work–And Their Fatal Flaw (July 24, 2022)

Largest Data Grab Ever Stole Shanghai’s Mass State Surveillance (July 13, 2022)

China Is Quite Serious About Total Surveillance of Every Citizen (July 1, 2022)

Digital Data Leaks Reveal Extent of Uyghur Oppression in China (June 8, 2022)

2022 Beijing Olympics: Politicizing the Olympics Games (February 16, 2022)

Surveillance and Silence at the 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics (February 3, 2022)

2022 Winter Olympics: Security Vulnerabilities in the MY2022 App (January 28, 2022)

Xi’an Lockdown: Beijing Continues to Pursue “Zero-Covid” (January 20, 2022)

China’s Internet: The Biggest Influencer Is the State (January 10, 2022)

Peng Shuai Backtracks Her Accusations (December 23, 2021)

What If Your Schooling Meant an AI Telling You What to Do? (December 18, 2021)

Facebook’s…Er, Meta’s Instagram Problem (December 7, 2021)

#WhereIsPengShuai: China’s Star Tennis Player Went Missing (December 1, 2021)

Search Engines: Closing the Gap for Minority Languages (November 18, 2021)

Gingrich at COSM: China Is the Greatest Threat to Global Freedom (November 17, 2021)

COSM 2021: Kai-Fu Lee Tries His Hand at Future Casting (November 12, 2021)

China Brief: Xi Jinping Is a Techno-Utopian (October 29, 2021)

LinkedIn Says Goodbye to China (October 20, 2021)

Xi Jinping’s Ruthless March Toward “Common Prosperity (October 12, 2021)

Will China’s Huge Tech Sector Crackdown Stifle Innovation? (October 8, 2021)

China Manipulates Social Media to Spark Protests in the U.S. (September 20, 2021)

China’s Data Laws Restrict Businesses And Favor the State (August 30, 2021)

China Brief: Update on COVID-19 Origins (August 19, 2021)

What’s Behind China’s Crackdown on Big Tech? (August 16, 2021)

China’s Crackdown on Big Tech: Didi Global, Inc. (August 10, 2021)

Chinese Communist Party Called Out for Cyber Attacks (July 29, 2021)

U.S. and Allies Formally Accuse China of Exchange Server Hack (July 22, 2021)

China Is Building the World’s Largest Global DNA Database (July 14, 2021)

U.S.-Made DNA ID Equipment Is Being Sold to Xinjiang’s Police (July 13, 2021)

Chinese Communist Party: 100 Years of Erasing, Rewriting History (July 1, 2021)

U.S. Moratorium(ish) on Gain-of-Function Research (June 14, 2021)

What Is Gain-of-Function Research and Why Is It Risky? (June 11, 2021)

Lab Leak Theory Vindicated: What That Means for Fighting COVID-19 (June 10, 2021)

COVID-19 Lab Leak Theory Upgraded from Conspiracy to Plausible (May 28, 2021)

Why the Chinese Communist Party Feels It Must Destroy Religion (May 23, 2021)

Apple’s Supply Chain Includes Forced Labor in China (May 17, 2021)

Will China’s Digital Yuan Displace the US Dollar in Global Trade? (May 12, 2021)

China Supply Reins in Big Tech Amid All-Digital Currency Rollout (May 10, 2021)

The Academy Award Goes To…404 (April 28, 2021)

China: Snitching on Those Who Recall Non-Approved History (April 22, 2021)

Why China Is Making a Bold Gamble with Digital Currency (April 20, 2021)

Why Do Huawei’s “Inventions” Look Oddly Familiar? (April 9, 2021)

How China’s “Hostage Diplomacy” Traps Unsuspecting Visitors (April 2, 2021)

In China, Forced Uyghur Labor Produces Many Fashionable Products (March 11, 2021)

Was the WHO Investigation of COVID-19’s Origin Thwarted by China? (March 1, 2021)

For Five Days There Was Free Expression in China (February 15, 2021)

Sci-Fi Saturday Books: Will World War II Be the U.S. vs. China? (February 6, 2021)

Leaked Police Database: Total Surveillance of China’s Uyghurs (February 3, 2021)

How China Has Tried to Suppress Coronavirus Science (January 26, 2021)

Lawyer Turned Citizen Journalist in China Turns Up Again–in Jail (January 20, 2021)

Chinese Entrepreneur Jack Ma Missing After Criticizing the Party (January 11, 2021)

How Bias Can Be Coded Into Unthinking Programs (December 30, 2020)

Hi Tech and China: The Long Game re Spying in the United States (December 16, 2020)

China’s Door-to-Door Census Now Identifies Religious Believers (December 6, 2020)

China’s Eyes Are Watching Africa Closely (November 25, 2020)

China and Africa: Debt-Trap Diplomacy? (November 13, 2020)

COVID-19 Response Exposes Racism in China, Amid Harmony Claims (November 5, 2020)

Can We Make Brains in a Dish? Can We Make Minds in a Dish? (November 1, 2020)

How China’s Technocracy Uses the Pandemic to Suppress Religion (October 18, 2020)

China: COVID-19’s True History Finds an Unlikely Home–GitHub (October 12, 2020)

High-Tech Suppression of China’s Mongol Region Provokes Protests (September 28, 2020)

Mulan: Disney Talks Freedom at Home, Toes the Line in China (September 20, 2020)

Why Some Nation States Are Banning TikTok (August 26, 2020)

Charges Reveal Extent of China-Sponsored Hacking in the West (July 30, 2020)

Hong Kong: Tech Companies Face Series Ethical Decisions (July 9, 2020)

China’s Health Code App: One More Way to Track Citizens (July 2, 2020)

The Age of the Wolf Warrior: China’s Post-Pandemic Strategy” (June 18, 2020)

Making Sense of the Numbers Behind COVID-19 (May 27, 2020)

The New Cyber Cold War with China (May 20, 2020)

COVID-19: Getting to the Bottom of What Happened in China (April 23, 2020)

The Dragon’s Deception: Conspiracy Theories and False Numbers (April 6, 2020)

China: Rewriting the History of Covid-19 (March 19, 2020)

China: Sophisticated Surveillance Decides Who Gets Sent to Uyghur Camps (February 26, 2020)

Coronavirus in a World Without Trust (February 11, 2020)

Censorship? But Coronavirus Doesn’t Care! (February 1, 2020)

Can a Totalitarian State Be an Information Society? (January 18, 2020)

Serious Media in China Have Gone Strangely Silent (January 14, 2020)

China: DNA Phenotyping Profiles Racial Minorities (December 26, 2019)

Why China Leans Hard on Central Asia (December 3, 2019)

Hong Kong: The Dread That Lies Ahead (November 19, 2019)

Tiananmen Square 30 Years On: Words Still Have Power (November 8, 2019)

High-Tech Freedom Game in Hong Kong (October 28, 2019)

How Business in China Becomes Ethically Expensive (October 16, 2019)

Hong Kong: Face Mask Ban Fuels Fiercer Protest (October 9, 2019)

Can China Really Silence Hong Kong? (September 23, 2019)

The Unadvertised Cost of Doing Business in China (September 6, 2019)

China: What You Didn’t Say Could Be Used Against You (August 26, 2019)

In China, High-Tech Racial Profiling Is Social Policy (August 5, 2019)

The Internet Doesn’t Free Anyone by Itself (July 23, 2019)