What is the impact of artificial intelligence (AI) and big data on societies in the Indo-Pacific? How are countries using AI and big data to enhance their national security and advance their national interests? And what are the major regulatory issues? For a perspective on these and other matters, Jongsoo Lee interviewed Simon Chesterman, dean and provost's chair professor of the National University of Singapore Faculty of Law and senior director of AI Governance at AI Singapore. What are nations in the Indo-Pacific doing to develop their artificial intelligence (AI) and big data capabilities?