In lieu of the panel that Virtual Activism was invited to speak at by the Center for Social Research, we had an online discussion on Global Policy and Online Harassment of Women, as a Twitter chat, that started at 8.30 am on March 16th. The handle was @CSR_India Video prepared for the event:Read more..
All UN parallel events have been cancelled on account of the covid19 outbreak. The CSW64 advisory: 2 March, New York— Following the UN Secretary-General’s recommendation to Member States to amend the format of the 64th session of the UN Commission on the Status of Women in light of the current concerns regarding coronavirus disease (COVID-19), an […]Read more..
The Secretary General of the UN has decided to cancel all parallel and side events of the 64th session of the Women’s Commission that was due to take place March 9th-March 22, 2020. This is based on the covid19 outbreak which has hit multiple US states, as well as 60 other countries to-date. The following […]Read more..
MIT’s Technology Review issued its annual technology trends for 2020. The 10 trends it is foreseeing are: Unhackable internet Hyper-personalized medicine Digital money Anti-aging drugs AI-discovered molecules Satellite mega-constellations Quantum supremacy Tiny AI Differential privacy Climate change attribution Meanwhile Forbes provides its own list of trends: AI-as-a-service 5G data networks Autonomous Driving Personalized and predictive […]Read more..
Access Now is organizing its 9th conference of Rights Con. The conference convenes business leaders, policy makers, general counsels, government representatives, technologists, academics, journalists, and human rights defenders from around the world to tackle pressing issues at the intersection of human rights and technology. In provocative plenaries, hands-on workshops, intimate roundtables, private meetings, and lively […]Read more..