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November/December 2018 Issue

November/December 2018 Issue

Digital Society - Issues & Challenges

Contents : November/December 2018 Issue (No.222)
Digital Society - Issues & Challenges
Publisher's Note
The Changing Environment & How to Avoid Becoming Extinct Like the Dinosaurs
By Kazumasa Kusaka
Cover Lead
Digital Society - Issues & Challenges
By Naoyuki Haraoka
Cover Story 1
The Digital Economy & Privacy Protection: the Challenges Ahead
By Marc Rotenberg
Cover Story 2
Transformative Technologies & Jobs of the Future
By Dirk Pilat & Mariagrazia Squicciarini
Cover Story 3
The Impact of Digital Technology Upon Democracy
By Jillian C. York
Cover Story 4
Examining "Multiple Rules" in a Country
By Noriyuki Yanagawa
Cover Story 5
Blockchain/Distributed Ledger Technologies: Where They Came From, Where They Are Heading
By Shahid Yusuf
Cover Story 6
Digital Capitalism & Japan
By Takeshi Mori
Cover Story 7
Interview with Dr. Hiroshi Ohashi, Professor of Economics, University of Tokyo
The Digital Economy & Competition Policy
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 8
Interview with Dr. Tsuyoshi Abe, Senior Vice President & General Manager of the Marketing Headquarters, Yokogawa Electric Corporation
A VUCA World in Digital Society
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 9
Interview with Joichi Ito, Director of the MIT Media Lab
Will Digital Technology Make Human Beings Happy?
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Cover Story 10
Interview with Slava Orekhov, Senior Vice President of Industries and Digital Leadership, Asia Pacific Japan (APJ), SAP Asia Pte Ltd.
How We Can Benefit From New Technology?
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Interview
Interview with Dr. Junhua Wu, Research Director & Chief Senior Economist of the Japan Research Institute
Struggle for Global Hegemony - Real Implications of the China-US Trade War
By Japan SPOTLIGHT
Special Article 1
Experiencing the Soul of Seoul - Inspirational Museums as Symbols of a Rapidly Changing South Korea
By Junko Iwabuchi
Special Article 2
Japanese Language Boom in India - Part 2
By Mukesh Williams
Special Article 3
Statistical Understanding of the Sharing Economy
By Nariyasu Yamasawa
Special Article 4
The Development of China's Maritime Silk Road Initiative in South Asia & Its Implications for Business & Government
By Jean-Marc F. Blanchard
Economic Indictors for Japan
US-China Trade War: What Is the Impact on Japanese Exports?
By Nobuo Iizuka
Back Cover
Back Cover: Digital Society - Issues & Challenges

【Next Issue】 Our Jan./Feb. 2019 issue will highlight the theme "Exploring future relations among East Asian nations". We will offer a wide range of issues covering the future of East Asian nations' international relations in the age of a G-Zero world. Our next edition will be published on our website on Jan. 10, 2019.