Taro Kono, the Japanese minister in charge of administrative reform, talks to an AI-equipped humanoid robot on December 20, during a visit to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Seika, Kyoto. Photo: Kyodo Taro Kono, the Japanese minister in charge of administrative reform, talks to an AI-equipped humanoid robot on December 20, during a visit to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Seika, Kyoto. Photo: Kyodo
Taro Kono, the Japanese minister in charge of administrative reform, talks to an AI-equipped humanoid robot on December 20, during a visit to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Seika, Kyoto. Photo: Kyodo
Christopher Tremewan
Opinion

Opinion

The View by Christopher Tremewan

Governments, business and academia must join hands to build trust in AI’s potential for good

  • Concerns about the predatory use of technology, privacy intrusions and worsening social inequalities must be jointly addressed by all stakeholders in society – through sensible regulations, sound ethical norms and international collaboration

Taro Kono, the Japanese minister in charge of administrative reform, talks to an AI-equipped humanoid robot on December 20, during a visit to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Seika, Kyoto. Photo: Kyodo Taro Kono, the Japanese minister in charge of administrative reform, talks to an AI-equipped humanoid robot on December 20, during a visit to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Seika, Kyoto. Photo: Kyodo
Taro Kono, the Japanese minister in charge of administrative reform, talks to an AI-equipped humanoid robot on December 20, during a visit to the Advanced Telecommunications Research Institute International in Seika, Kyoto. Photo: Kyodo
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Christopher Tremewan

Christopher Tremewan

Christopher Tremewan is the secretary general of APRU (The Association of Pacific Rim Universities), a network of 56 leading universities headquartered in Hong Kong linking thought leaders and researchers from the Pacific Rim to exchange ideas on solving challenges of the 21st century. Dr Tremewan is a political scientist and an honorary research fellow in political studies and international relations at the University of Auckland, where he was previously the international pro vice-chancellor.