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Future Tech and Future Law
by Admin published Dec 05, 2018 last modified Jan 03, 2019 01:17 AM — filed under: ,
The Dept. of IT & BT, Government of Karnataka organised the 21st edition of Bengaluru Tech Summit from November 29, 2018 to December 1, 2018 at Palace Grounds, Bengaluru. Arindrajit Basu was a speaker at the panel on 'Future Tech and Future Law'.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Amazon launches Machine Learning-based platform for healthcare space
by Admin published Nov 28, 2018 last modified Dec 03, 2018 12:23 AM — filed under: ,
Amazon’s Comprehend Medical platform uses a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service to process unstructured medical text and information such as dosages, symptoms and signs, and patient diagnosis.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Speculative Futures Lab on Artificial Intelligence in Media, Entertainment, and Gaming
by Admin published Nov 18, 2018 last modified Dec 05, 2018 03:12 AM — filed under: ,
Pranav Manjesh Bidare attended the event organised by Quicksand between November 16 and 18, 2018 in Bangalore as a panelist.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Participation in the meetings of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques'
by Admin published Oct 31, 2018 — filed under: , ,
From 30 September 2018 to 4 October 2018, Gurshabad Grover participated in the meetings of the working groups of ISO/IEC JTC 1/SC 27 'IT Security techniques' held in Gjøvik, Norway. The meetings were organized by Standards Norway with support from NTNU, Microsoft, Telenor, et.al.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Technology Foresight Group Tandem Research's AI policy lab on the theme AI and Environment
by Admin published Oct 31, 2018 — filed under: , ,
Shweta Mohandas attended a roundtable discussion on artificial intelligence and environment held at Tandem Research's office in Goa on October 5, 2018. She also made the framing intervention for the first session by addressing the question - What are the likely ethical conundrums, and plausible unintended consequences of the use of AI for sustainability?
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
Confidentiality of Communications and Privacy of Data in the Digital Age
by Prasad Krishna published Oct 28, 2018 — filed under: , ,
On September 25, 2018, Elonnai Hickok participated in a side event Confidentiality of Communications and Privacy of Data in the Digital Age organized by INCLO and Privacy International at the Human Rights Council 39th ordinary session. Elonnai spoke on artificial intelligence and privacy.
Located in Internet Governance / News & Media
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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