TRANSATLANTIC INNOVATION WEEK 2023 - SIMON JACOB MODERATOR
GEOPOLITICAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CHALLENGES IN THE SEMICONDUCTOR INDUSTRY
HOW TO SECURE THE FUTURE?
In collaboration with the U.S. Department of State and various partners in research, geopolitics, software development, and component procurement, our experienced speakers highlight past and current developments to gain a better understanding of the impact of chip-based high technology on the cultural, political and economic situation of open democracies. This is followed by approaches to solutions aimed at making supply chains more independent, reducing costs, saving CO2 emissions, energy and raw materials and, above all, operating more sustainably. The speakers are all absolute experts in their field and offer insights into a world that is unique and extremely valuable, especially against the backdrop of hybrid conflicts.
Chapter 1.0: Simon Jacob, ComSIT, Head of Business Development – Marketing & Technology
Operations and project management specialist with more than 20 years of experience in coordinating and implementing sales and marketing strategies for various companies in the IT and electrical engineering industries. Several years of experience as a media consultant and producer working with public service media, renowned publishers and government organizations in Europe, the Middle East and the USA. Founded companies in the fields of information technology, consumer electronics and consulting. Several years as a journalist specializing in: Geopolitics, technological and media developments, socio-cultural relations in the Middle East.
Topic: Impact of Digitization & AI
How China takes extreme measures to keep teens off TikTok
Abstract: MIT Technology, Review, March 8, 2023
Tech Policy/How China takes extreme measures to keep teens off TikTok
…That year, Douyin introduced in-app parental controls, banned underage users from appearing in livestreams, and released a “teenager mode” that only shows whitelisted content, much like YouTube Kids. In 2019, Douyin limited users in teenager mode to 40 minutes per day, accessible only between the hours of 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. Then, in 2021, it made the use of teenager mode mandatory for users under 14. So a lot of the measures that ByteDance is now starting to introduce outside China with TikTok have already been tested aggressively with Douyin…