International Security & Foreign Policy

Programming Obedience: Technology and the Automation of Control

Grant Year: 2019

Samantha Hoffman will research and write a book exploring the ideology and techniques behind China’s pursuit of “technology-enhanced authoritarianism.” She will collect and analyze materials on China’s deployment of new technology-assisted mechanisms of social management, including its “social credit system” and “smart cities initiative.”

Victims of Communism Memorial Foundation International Security & Foreign Policy