Sunday, September 15, 2019

Emerging Technologies

Empathic Technology

IEEE’s ethically aligned design

There have been many organizations recently that have taken upon themselves the task of writing principles for ethically aligned artificial intelligence design. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers [IEEE] is the most recent, forming a working group on Empathic Technologies, whose members include engineers and organizations as well as academics, policy-makers, and individuals interested […]

Robot

Artificial intelligence: the key take-aways

The following are the key take-aways from the AI for Good Summit that took place in May, 2019.  In his keynote address, Siemens’ Snabe said that “ever since it began, technology was always based on promises.” He continued that we recognize that data and AI are fundamental tools in solving the grand challenges facing humanity. […]

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 […]