ITU CWG-Internet launches Open Consultation on the topic of “Public Policy considerations for OTTs”

ITU’s Council Working Group on international Internet-related public policy issues (CWG-Internet) has launched an open consultation- both online and physical- on the following topic: “Public Policy considerations for OTTs Considering the rapid development of information and communications technology (ICT) which…

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Deadline extension for Kaleidoscope 2017 academic papers: 10 July

The deadline to submit a paper to Kaleidoscope 2017: Challenges for a data-driven society has been extended to 10 July 2017. Kaleidoscope 2017 will explore innovative approaches to data management and analysis, encouraging the development of data-driven applications and services of…

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17-19 October, Geneva: First meeting of new ITU Focus Group to analyze standardization demands of distributed ledger technologies

ITU has created a new Focus Group to analyze the standardization demands of applications and services built on distributed ledger technologies such as blockchain. The group is titled the ‘ITU-T Focus Group on Application of Distributed Ledger Technology’ and is…

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6-7 July, Singapore: Events to forecast the future of connected, automated driving

An upcoming workshop in Singapore, 6 July, will bring together key players in vehicle connectivity and automated driving to share insight into the innovation paving the way to future transport systems able to improve road safety, reduce congestion and emissions,…

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Daily highlights and in-depth interviews: Videos from the AI for Good Global Summit

Leading minds in AI and humanitarian action convened with industry leaders and academia at the AI for Good Global Summit, 7-9 June 2017, to discuss how AI will assist global efforts to address poverty, hunger, education, healthcare and the protection…

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Stuart Russell, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences at UC-Berkeley, onstage at the AI for Good Global Summit

Human-compatible AI: Design principles to prevent war between machines and men

AI could write more convincing ‘fake news’ than humans, launch more sophisticated cyber attacks, power ‘killer robot’ lethal autonomous weapons, and leave an increasing number of people competing for a decreasing number of jobs. These possibilities are still relatively remote,…

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