Oct. 12, 2021

166 | Jacob Helberg: What a Tech “Gray War” Means for Taiwan, the U.S.-China Relations, and Geopolitics

166 | Jacob Helberg: What a Tech “Gray War” Means for Taiwan, the U.S.-China Relations, and Geopolitics

Jacob Helberg, senior adviser at the Stanford University Center on Geopolitics and Technology, former news policy lead at Google, and author of The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power, joins The Realignment to discuss how technological conflict will reshape the world order, describes the hidden back-end battle to control the internet’s hardware, and the past, present, and future of U.S.-China relations through the lens of a potential conflict over Taiwan.


Jacob Helberg, senior adviser at the Stanford University Center on Geopolitics and Technology, former news policy lead at Google, and author of The Wires of War: Technology and the Global Struggle for Power, joins The Realignment to discuss how technological conflict will reshape the world order, describes the hidden back-end battle to control the internet’s hardware, and the past, present, and future of U.S.-China relations through the lens of a potential conflict over Taiwan.