climate change

Undermining climate change

Climate change is being undermined through various means, primarily driven by a combination of ignorance, vested interests, and short-term thinking. These undermining efforts hinder progress in addressing climate change and exacerbate its impacts. Who is undermining climate change and why? When discussing the undermining of climate change, it is important to note that it involves […]

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AI robot

It is the race to be first that will kill us

When I first spoke of AI 6 years ago, everyone said ‘sentient’ is way in the future. Apparently not, and especially not after ChatGPT4. It is becoming more serious and, so far, more disturbing. I am neither an alarmist nor a luddite. However, there are some disturbing issues about it. While doing some more research, […]

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CSW67 – 2023

The United Nations Commission on the Status of Women (CSW) was established in 1946 as a functional commission of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC). Its mandate is to promote gender equality and the empowerment of women. The commission meets annually for a two-week session in New York, during which member states, UN […]

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AI and robotics

Virtual Activism’s tech trends affecting human rights, 2023

It’s difficult to say for certain what the latest tech trends for 2023 will be as the future is always subject to change, however some general tech trends that are likely to continue gaining momentum in the coming years include: How these technologies will impact human rights: There are several technology trends that have the […]

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Deloitte Insights - Trends 2023

Deloitte Insights – tech trends 2023

In our assessment at Virtual Activism, in general, technology trends that are likely to continue gaining momentum in the coming years include the increased use of artificial intelligence and machine learning, the growing prevalence of the Internet of Things, and the ongoing shift towards cloud computing. Additionally, virtual and augmented reality, 5G networks, and blockchain […]

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