Beijing launched its field of dreams for data—the Eastern Data Western Computing project—on February 17. It is still in the headlines in China, but it hardly made the news here. It just does not sound that important. It is.

David Dorman, “How China Will Dominate the Global Competition Over Data,” The National Interest, April 28, 2022

My effort to highlight China’s launch of “Eastern Data Western Computing.” Comments, corrections, and criticisms welcome.

Original Title of Article: China’s Makes Its Opening Move in the Global Competition Over Data; We Hardly Noticed