Cybersecurity & Tech

TechTank: What Should We Do About Computer Chip Shortages?

Darrell West
Monday, May 2, 2022, 11:52 AM

The latest episode of TechTank.

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Digital technology is expanding rapidly and high demand for these products is putting enormous demands on global supply chains. One area that has exhibited major bottlenecks is semiconductors, the computer chips that power the digital revolution. Everything from cars and manufacturing facilities to smart phones require chips, however, recent shortages in that area exacerbated by the pandemic and geopolitical tensions have slowed production and imperiled economic activity.

To discuss this important issue, TechTank host Darrell West is joined by Jeremy Mark, nonresident senior fellow at the Atlantic Council’s Geoeconomics Center, and Emily Kilcrease, senior fellow and director of the Energy, Economics and Security Program at the Center for New American Security.

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Darrell M. West is vice president and director of Governance Studies and holds the Douglas Dillon Chair. He is Co-Editor-in-Chief of TechTank. His current research focuses on artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of work. West is also director of the John Hazen White Manufacturing Initiative.

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