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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UNESCO’s Artificial Intelligence ethical framework

The UNESCO, in its report on the ethical dimensions of artificial intelligence Steering AI and Advanced ICTs for Knowledge Societies, A Roam Perspective noted that there are risks and opportunities in AI adoption. It identified four core areas – ROAM – that will be affected AI: Human Rights such as freedom of expression, privacy and […]

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OECD ethics principles for Artificial Intelligence

The OECD AI Principles are the first such principles signed by governments. The OECD has adopted the Principles on Artificial Intelligence that promote artificial intelligence (AI) that is innovative and trustworthy and that respects human rights and democratic values. They were adopted on 22 May 2019 by OECD member countries when they approved the OECD Council […]

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