MozFest Discussion: Decolonising AI and Digital Extractivism

One of MozFest 22’s themes was about “decolonising AI”. What does the term really mean? As MozFest put it, worldviews, practices and algorithms embedded in the knowledge of the Global Majority, African, Asian, Middle Eastern, Latin American, Black, Indigenous, and people who have been racialized as ‘ethnic minorities’ – and have largely been kept apart […]

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AI & Equality

An AI and Human Rights Toolbox

<AI & Equality> is a Women at the Table initiative in collaboration with UN Human Rights (OHCHR). It is a basic human rights workshop blended with tools to directly and immediately see how human rights principles can be applied and thought about analytically in code. The workshop showcases a Human Rights-Based Approach (HRBA) to AI, […]

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WSIS 22

World Summit on the Information Society, 22:

This year’s WSIS is organized under the theme “ICTs for Well-Being, Inclusion and Resilience: WSIS Cooperation for Accelerating Progress on the SDGs”. The inauguration date is Tuesday, 15 March 2022, 13:00 – 14:00 CET. The Opening Ceremony will feature a number of distinguished panellists, including: Mr. Houlin Zhao, ITU Secretary-General Dr. Tawfik Jelassi, Assistant Director-General […]

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