The 16th annual IGF meeting will be hosted by the Government of Poland in Katowice from 6-10 December, under the overarching theme: Internet United. The IGF 2021 First Open Consultations and Multistakeholder Advisory Group (MAG) Meeting were hosted on 22, 23 and 24 February 2021. The mandate of the Forum is to: Discuss public policy issues related to key elements of Internet governance in order to foster […]Read more..
Shaping the Themes and Format of WSIS Forum 2021. WSIS Forum 2021 will be held from 17-21 May 2021, the Agenda and Programme of the Forum will be built on the basis of the submissions received during the Open Consultation Process (OCP). The Open Consultation process aims at ensuring a participatory and inclusive spirit of […]Read more..
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..
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 provideed its own list of trends: AI-as-a-service 5G data networks Autonomous Driving Personalized and predictive […]Read more..
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: […]Read more..