Shifeng Wang
Shifeng Wang
Chief Editor, The Yuan

Shifeng Wang is a published author, experienced journalist and co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Evomics Medical, an artificial intelligence-based healthcare start-up company working to provide an unprecedented holistic approach to precision medicine.

The Yuan announces new ‘brainstorming’ series exploring neuroscience, AI
Brain science
As humanity teeters on the brink, fears mount over the cognitive powers of the aging global leaders on whose shoulders rests the task of averting human extinction. This moment is thus opportune for The Yuan to unveil our new brain science series, starting on April 1, to catalog its interplay with AI.
Shifeng Wang  |  Mar 01, 2024
“Governments for AI” webinar part 3 - discussion
In the second part of our discussion on the webinar we explore key measures that governments can take to ensure the safety of AI. By addressing these aspects, we find that when governments contribute to fostering an AI landscape, it not only thrives on innovation but also upholds ethical principles, accountability, and global cooperation.
Delta Dialog  |  Feb 09, 2024
“Governments for AI” webinar part 2 - discussion
Navigating the delicate balance between fostering innovation and addressing potential risks, governments play a crucial role in shaping the responsible development and deployment of AI technologies. Listen with us as we discuss the importance of the role governments play in the AI industry.
Delta Dialog  |  Feb 02, 2024
“Governments for AI” webinar part 1 - presentations
Explore the intersection of AI, governance, and global impact through the insights of leading experts in our recent webinar. From the safety of AI to the imperative need for governance and regulation, our distinguished panel delved into crucial topics shaping the future.
Delta Dialog  |  Jan 29, 2024
New segment: Synergy of AI, brain science raises the consciousness of both
Brain science
As a vine clinging to a trellis, the ever-growing inter-relationship between AI and neuroscience is propelling both disciplines to new heights. The Yuan is launching a new segment to document the interplay of AI and brain science as they edge ever closer together and in places merge.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jan 01, 2024
For better or for worse, governments play a crucial role in AI governance
As 2023 reaches its conclusion, The Yuan has invited a number of its expert contributors from around the world to offer their opinions on what might lie ahead for the governance of AI, with the landscape and outlook varying greatly depending on the location and context.
Shifeng Wang  |  Dec 22, 2023
The Yuan asks: ‘What can governments do to keep AI safe?’
Recent meteoric advances in GenAI fuel fears of an out-of-control juggernaut and calls to rein in the tech before it goes rogue, with barely imaginable consequences. The Yuan will accordingly host a new article series next month themed: What can governments do to ensure safe AI?
Shifeng Wang  |  Nov 22, 2023
‘Terminator’ or ‘Terra-minator’? The Yuan announces its ESG manifesto
Fears of AI leapfrogging human cognition and ushering in Doomsday abound. The current impact of AI and ML, which devour vast energy, yield tons of toxic waste, and cleave deep social chasms, gleans less notice. The Yuan hereby proclaims our ESG policy to help safeguard our Earth.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jul 13, 2023
The Yuan fetes the second anniversary of its founding, razes its paywall
As The Yuan celebrates our second anniversary, our Chief Editor Wang Shifeng briefly reviews AI developments over the past two years, and announces that our paywall has ended, as we are shifting from a paid subscription model, to a voluntary contribution plan to defray our costs.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jul 01, 2023
What will be the outcome when AI 'outsmarts' humans?
Views on AI diverge. Some see a savior bestowing immortality on and whisking humanity off to the stars. Others descry a false prophet encompassing the ruin of humankind. The Yuan is cordially inviting our contributors to read their auguries and divine a time when AI ‘outsmarts’ us in this new series.
Shifeng Wang  |  May 26, 2023
The Yuan takes to the air in new AI podcast series
New era
Starting today, The Yuan will be airing a podcast series to allow our audience to experience our AI content in a convenient, immediate sound format. Our vibrant panel of expert guests will weigh in on the latest topics and developments in AI in lively exchanges that will seek to reveal what’s really going on behind the scenes.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jan 01, 2023
#TheYuan2023AI needs you!
The Yuan AI 2023
The Yuan is staging its second annual outlook on what AI holds in store for 2023. Our squad of select experts will be augmented in this round by the inclusion of more submissions, for which we are seeking new contributors.
Shifeng Wang  |  Nov 05, 2022
The Yuan calls for opening medical data to the world
Open Data 2022
The Yuan is dedicating our Open Medical Data debate series to the birthday of the father of modern artificial intelligence on June 23. Open medical data is an issue for the whole globe, one for both the developed and developing world alike. It is a tech issue and a health issue all in one. How important will open medical datasets be in future? We are trying to answer.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jun 13, 2022
Invitation to Join the 2022 Open Medical Data Debate
Open Data 2022
As the 110th anniversary of the birth of Alan Turing, the father of modern computing, approaches, The Yuan is hosting the first global debate on allowing open access to medical data. Talented contributors from across the world will give their view on the pros and cons of open data sets to the advancement of digital health.
Shifeng Wang  |  Apr 15, 2022
The Yuan Presents Five Divinations for the New Year on ‘AI Eve’ 2021
After an almost apocalyptic year where the COVID-19 pandemic held the world to ransom, there is an AI light at the end of the tunnel. The Yuan Chief Editor Shifeng Wang laments the 2021 annus horribilis but predicts a better year ahead in 2022.
Shifeng Wang  |  Dec 24, 2021
The Myth of Artificial Intelligence
Our ancestors went in fear of disease and the unknown wind, rain and lightning because they did not know what state succeeded the death, which these forebears also feared. Therefore, our progenitors consigned their own lives and their understanding thereof to the existence of higher powers, hoping to ease their senseless fear by surrendering some of their cognition and power to establish a channel for dialog with unknown forces.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jul 21, 2021
We Cordially Invite You to Join Our Community
Artificial intelligence (AI) has become such a force driving human civilization forward that no one can stand in the juggernaut’s path. The time is ripe for AI to announce its intentions to the world and The Yuan intends to provide an open community platform for it and its readers to express their views on its infinite scientific wisdom.
Shifeng Wang  |  Jun 28, 2021