Friday, October 30, 2020

Emerging Technologies

Emerging Technologies

What’s driving emerging technologies in 2020?

The CompTIA (Computing Technology Industry Assn.) Emerging Technology Community set out to provide some perspective on emerging technologies with its third annual top 10 ranking. Apparently, for 2020, the top 10 emerging technologies are: AI (artificial intelligence) 5G, IoT (Internet of Things)serverless computing biometrics AR (augmented reality)/VR (virtual reality)blockchain robotics NLP (natural language processing) Quantum computing.

digital rights

Access Now’s recommendations to the EU’s human rights agenda for the digital age

Access Now presented the European Human Rights Agenda for the Digital Age, detailing objectives and recommendations in the areas of data protection, content governance, artificial intelligence, surveillance, and connectivity. Access Now is also calling on EU lawmakers to put human rights at the center of upcoming digital policies, making recommendations in the following four main areas: Protect […]

Workshops

Cyprus

Cyprus workshop: Advocacy & Communications for Positive Change & Prevention of SGBV

Virtual Activism’s Executive Director co-trained a workshop with IREX [the International Research and Exchange Board]. IREX is a global development and education organization that often provides training and funding to NGOs, globally. Also co-trainer was leading women’s rights advocate and expert from Iran, Sussan Tahmasebi. IREX also provided English-Arabic translation. The workshop was held in […]