Will that lead us towards a new technological tribalism after the pandemic, as the Chinese philosopher Yuk Hui maintains? Will this come about more from the top down, as Israeli analyst Yuval Noah Harari, a favorite Silicon Valley thinker, fears, or from the bottom up In other words, will the new normality be accompanied by greater controls by citizens towards States or by States towards populations? What will happen to the digital wars between large technology companies and States.
Will artificial intelligence be at the service of citizens or will it be a control tool of the States? Will China win the race against the West for artificial intelligence The pandemic reveals what each State and each society can do. Make visible strengths and weaknesses. Different governments have B2B Fax Database technologies to track people, in a particularly disturbing way in societies that do not question the use of technologies on privacy or individual freedoms.
The coronavirus finds us, to a greater or lesser extent, at a time when there is a strong gap between digital development and good practices, and even without "successful cases" of regulation. The digital disruption occurs, somewhat logically, within the framework of old paradigms where countries, with all the differences in the case, carry out pilot tests and "test". Europe, the United States, China, Russia etc.