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Blog Entry Discrimination in the Age of Artificial Intelligence
by Arindrajit Basu published Oct 26, 2018 — filed under: , ,
The dawn of Artificial Intelligence (AI) has been celebrated by both government and industry across the globe. AI offers the potential to augment many existing bureaucratic processes and improve human capacity, if implemented in accordance with principles of the rule of law and international human rights norms. Unfortunately, AI-powered solutions have often been implemented in ways that have resulted in the automation, rather than mitigation, of existing societal inequalities.
Located in Internet Governance / Blog
Blog Entry The Srikrishna Committee Data Protection Bill and Artificial Intelligence in India
by Amber Sinha and Elonnai Hickok published Sep 03, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Artificial Intelligence in many ways is in direct conflict with traditional data protection principles and requirements including consent, purpose limitation, data minimization, retention and deletion, accountability, and transparency.
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UNESCAP Google AI Meeting
by Admin published Aug 29, 2018 last modified Sep 20, 2018 03:47 PM — filed under: , ,
Arindrajit was a panelist at the event on AI in public service delivery hosted by UNESCAP Bangkok on August 29, 2018. The event was co-organized by Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific and Google.
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UNDP joins Tech Giants in Partnership on AI
by Admin published Aug 01, 2018 last modified Aug 13, 2018 03:51 PM — filed under: ,
UNDP joins the Partnership on Artificial Intelligence (AI), a consortium of companies, academics, and NGOs working to ensure that AI is developed in a safe, ethical, and transparent manner. Founded in 2016 by the tech giants - Amazon, DeepMind/Google, Facebook, IBM, and Microsoft - It has since been joined by industry leaders such as Accenture, Intel, Oxford Internet Institute - University of Oxford, eBay, as well as non profit organizations such as UNICEF and Human Rights Watch and many more.
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Ethical Data Design Practices in the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Age
by Admin published Jul 28, 2018 last modified Aug 01, 2018 11:14 PM — filed under: , ,
Shweta Mohandas was a panelist at discussion on Ethical Data Design Practices in the AI (Artificial Intelligence) Age, organised by Startup Grind, Bangalore on July 28, 2018 at NUMA Bangalore.
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The rise of AI in Indian healthcare industry: An innovative asset to the rescue
by Admin published Jun 27, 2018 last modified Aug 06, 2018 02:40 AM — filed under: ,
The use of Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly increasing with the growth of start-ups and large Information and Communications Technology (ICT) companies that offer AI healthcare solutions for healthcare challenges in India.
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Blog Entry The AI Task Force Report - The first steps towards India’s AI framework
by Elonnai Hickok, Shweta Mohandas and Swaraj Paul Barooah published Jun 27, 2018 last modified Jun 27, 2018 02:32 PM — filed under: , ,
The Task Force on Artificial Intelligence was established by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry to leverage AI for economic benefits, and provide policy recommendations on the deployment of AI for India.
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Blog Entry NITI Aayog Discussion Paper: An aspirational step towards India’s AI policy
by Sunil Abraham, Elonnai Hickok, Amber Sinha, Swaraj Barooah, Shweta Mohandas, Pranav M Bidare, Swagam Dasgupta, Vishnu Ramachandran and Senthil Kumar published Jun 13, 2018 — filed under: ,
The National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence — a discussion paper on India’s path forward in AI, is a welcome step towards a comprehensive document that reflects the government's AI ambitions. The 115-page discussion paper attempts to be an all encompassing document looking at a host of AI related issues including privacy, security, ethics, fairness, transparency and accountability.
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Artificial Intelligence for Growth: Leveraging AI and Robotics for India's Economic Transformation
by Admin published May 05, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Amber Sinha took part in the second international conference organized by ASSOCHAM at Hotel Shangri-La in New Delhi on April 27, 2018.
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Blog Entry Artificial Intelligence in Governance: A Report of the Roundtable held in New Delhi
by Saman Goudarzi and Natallia Khaniejo published Apr 19, 2018 last modified May 03, 2018 03:49 PM — filed under: , ,
This Report provides an overview of the proceedings of the Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Governance, conducted at the Indian Islamic Cultural Centre, in New Delhi on March 16, 2018. The main purpose of the Roundtable was to discuss the deployment and implementation of AI in various aspects of governance within the Indian context. This report summarises the discussions on the development and implementation of AI in various aspects of governance in India. The event was attended by participants from academia, civil society, the legal sector, the finance sector, and the government.
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