- Merkel's Last Dance: Why is Germany behind on tech? Europe’s richest country is lagging behind the US and China in technology — and Angela Merkel knows it. How much is the chancellor herself to blame? I reported and anchored one episode of DW's Merkel's Last Dance podcast to investigate Merkel's digital legacy.
- US and EU forge alliance on technology. With Beijing on the rise as a tech superpower, Brussels and Washington want to close ranks. But divisions loom over the new alliance. (DW, September 28, 2021)
- Germany vs. the internet. The country's NetzDG law and its fight against online hate speech runs into trouble: privacy. (Politico, October 1, 2020)
- Wary of China, the West closes ranks to set rules for artificial intelligence. But Washington and Brussels are far from seeing eye to eye on how to regulate the technology.
(Politico, September 6, 2020)
- Germany, France launch Gaia-X platform in bid for ‘tech sovereignty.’ The cloud initiative aims to provide companies with an alternative to Big Tech. Skeptics say it may empower the giants instead.
(Politico, June 6, 2020)
- Coronavirus triggers soul-searching on privacy in Germany. Experts warn that decades-old standards could suffer lasting damage as the country tackles the pandemic.
(Politico, April 9, 2020)
- Inside Amazon’s German AI research empire. The US juggernaut is tapping German researchers to crack some of the toughest problems in artificial intelligence — to the dismay of politicians.
(Politico, May 20, 2019)
- Lisbon bids for tech talent — with EU passports as a prize. The capital’s powerful lure for foreign tech entrepreneurs: Create enough jobs here, and you can get Portuguese residency.
(Politico, August 9, 2018)
- Germany’s falling behind on tech, and Merkel knows it. Party politics and cultural inertia bedevil efforts to shift into high gear on artificial intelligence.
(Politico, July 23, 2018)