WSIS Forum 2020

WSIS+15 – 2020: virtual workshops final week 7-10 Sept. 2020

Virtual Workshops and Special Tracks: Starting from 22 June 2020Final Week: 7–10 September 2020 The final week of the Virtual WSIS Forum 2020 will take place on 7-10 September 2020, consisting of policy statements, interactive high-level dialogues, a WSIS Prize ceremony, a ministerial round table as well as a series of WSIS Action Line facilitation meetings. The WSIS […]

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Marlyn Tadros

Online human rights violations against women

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:

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tech trends

2020 Tech Trends

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 […]

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WIAD 2020

World IA Day Boston (WIAD 2020) is an annual, world-wide, one-day conference celebrating information architecture.  This year it was organized at Lesley University, Cambridge, MA, on Feb 22, and was  attended by a gathering of Boston’s IA, UX, and design community. Marlyn Tadros was one of the speakers with a session entitled From Dorothy to Kramer: […]

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WSIS 2019

WSIS 2019 – marked its 10th anniversary

The WSIS Forum is an annual event organized by ITU in cooperation with the UN and other international bodies. This year, it marked it’s 10th anniversary, April 8-12. The theme of the Forum was “Information and Communication Technologies for achieving the Sustainable Development Goals”.  This year, the Forum included high-level policy sessions on the ethical […]

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