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 […]

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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. […]

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Tim Berners Less Solid

Tim Berners-Lee working on Solid

Solid is a web decentralization project led by Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web, developed collaboratively at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. It is an alternative to the world wide web as we know it now. Solid has three objectives: True data ownership Modular Design Reusing existing data What is the issue […]

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The 4 tracks in AI for Good – 2019

The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading United Nations platform for global and inclusive dialogue on artificial intelligence. This year it took place from May 28-31, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland and Virtual Activism was in attendance.  Society is at a critical juncture in examining AI’s impact on humanity. To succeed, the efforts to […]

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