It occupies a spot next to 'Black Mirror' and Big Brother in popular imagination, but China’s social credit project is far more complicated than a single, all-powerful numerical score.
David Kong felt shattered after a recent business trip to Chongqing.
China is rolling out a high-tech plan to give all of its 1.4 billion citizens a personal score, based on how they behave. But there are consequences if a score gets too low, and for some that's cause for concern.
Chinese jaywalkers are identified and shamed by facial recognition, and now they'll get warnings over text message
The PRC’s “social credit” scheme might have consequences for life in cities everywhere.