ITU Blog: Preparing for an AI-driven society

Like major transformations before it, Artificial Intelligence (AI) promises to transform our lives and to lead us to a better world, while creating even greater impact for business and society. Already, machines and programs that can sense, learn, reason, and…

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6-9 June, Geneva: International IoT Week

6-9 June, Geneva: International IoT Week

Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are automating and adding intelligence to business operations in every industry sector, driving innovation in fields spanning from energy and water management to transportation, healthcare, manufacturing and agriculture. International IoT Week in Geneva, 6-9 June…

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ITU Blog: Amnesty International on how Artificial Intelligence can help boost human rights

Amnesty International’s mission is simple: we want everyone in the world to enjoy their human rights. Human rights are the modern embodiment of centuries-old human ideals: justice, equality, freedom and dignity. Many of the freedoms that billions of people take…

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AI for Good Global Summit: Interview with Vicki Hanson, President of ACM

AI for Good Global Summit: Interview with Vicki Hanson, President of ACM

“How do we plan for something that we can’t completely know what’s going to happen?” This is the question that President of ACM Vicki Hanson and other thought leaders in AI hope to answer at the upcoming AI for Good…

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ITU Blog: Time to end the ‘AI: good or evil?’ debate and act for good

The following post was first published in IT World Canada. It highlights ITU’s new work to harness the benefits of artificial intelligence (AI) for social good, including the upcoming AI for Good Global Summit in June. There is so much written on…

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AI expert Stephen Ibaraki briefs UN ahead of AI for Good Global Summit

Noted expert on artificial intelligence (AI) Stephen Ibaraki last week chaired and presented a keynote address at the United Nations Headquarters New York ITU Briefing on the upcoming AI for Good Global Summit. Mr Ibaraki, who is helping ITU and XPRIZE Foundation launch the…

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