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A note about Terminologies of New Technology

It is really interesting in the 1st session of the AI Policy conference. There was some debate with the definition of AI in the break time. So, I am wondering about do people really have common concepts with AI? What if they don't have any consensus with AI, should they continue to talk about trust and ethic AI policy?

There was a discussion on best practice forum of data and new technology last week in IGF 2020 to talk about some definition and those buzzwords. The moderator was Mr. Michael Nelson. He set a list of those new technology terms with what should they look like. I was impressed by the concept with "Data is the new air". But I heard about this from him in the another virtual meeting with Diplo Foundation research fellows.


There were some debates in Taiwan when people crazy for the AI solution. Some senior generations point out the concept of AI in automation or atomization solutions were popular in the last industrial revolution. So, what is a precise definition of AI (Artificial Intelligence)? Autonomous system? Algorithm? Machine learning? or others?

I met Mr. Don Tapscott in Taipei, 2017. He told me every imagination will be implemented with blockchain solutions. e.g., Artificial Intelligence or Machine Learning, Autonomous car, IoT, Robotic, FinTech. The concept is blockchain will be an internet infrastructure and every new technology can be deployed on the blockchain.

There is another research article with blockchain system and internet number resources by RIPE NCC: 'A Review of Blockchain Applicability to Internet Number Resources'. The other article is about Domain Name System with blockchain pocket address: 'Handshake, ENS and Decentralized Naming Services Explained'.

I still don't have enough time to get understand those articles above. I just take a note about some review about popular terms in the society.

I also post it in my LinkedIn.

The photo in the top of this article is the night view of the Kaohsiung Harbor, Taiwan.

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