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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New ITU standard: Information-centric networking to support 5G

ITU members have approved a new standard on information-centric networking, a promising approach to achieving ultra-low-latency communications in the IMT-2020 (5G) environment. The standard is the first to emerge from ITU’s study of the wireline technology enablers of future 5G…

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AI for Good Global Summit: How AI will transform healthcare (VIDEO)

AI for Good Global Summit: How AI will transform healthcare (VIDEO)

Advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) are granting machines the ability to learn, improve and make calculated decisions in ways that will enable them to perform tasks once thought to rely solely on human experience, creativity and ingenuity. The AI for Good…

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ITU Kaleidoscope 2017 calls for research on data management for social good

ITU Kaleidoscope 2017 calls for research on data management for social good

“Challenges for a data-driven society” is the theme of the ninth Kaleidoscope academic conference to be held in Nanjing, China, 27-29 November 2017. Kaleidoscope 2017 will highlight research into innovative approaches to data management and analysis, encouraging the development of…

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