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How China’s smart cities, social credit system and mass surveillance were sparked by rocket scientist

Having worked on classified weapons research for the United States, and played a role in developing China’s first atomic bomb, Qian Xuesen sparked the social credit system that will track – and possibly control – Chinese citizens’ behaviour

19 Feb 2019 - 10:41AM

Having worked on classified weapons research for the United States, and played a role in developing China’s first atomic bomb, Qian Xuesen sparked the social credit system that will track – and possibly control – Chinese citizens’ behaviour

How China’s smart cities, social credit system and mass surveillance were sparked by rocket scientist
Spying charges against Chinese-American scientists spark fears of a witch hunt

A number of those accused have had their cases dropped abruptly, but the damage to their reputations and careers has already been done

5 May 2018 - 11:39PM

A number of those accused have had their cases dropped abruptly, but the damage to their reputations and careers has already been done

Spying charges against Chinese-American scientists spark fears of a witch hunt
China’s programme for recruiting foreign scientists comes under scrutiny

A German physicist recruited under a programme to attract foreign scientists to China has charged his host with diverting funds - and other scholars hired under the plan seem to share his misgivings.

4 Nov 2014 - 9:19AM

A German physicist recruited under a programme to attract foreign scientists to China has charged his host with diverting funds - and other scholars hired under the plan seem to share his misgivings.

China’s programme for recruiting foreign scientists comes under scrutiny