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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Call for papers open for new ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries

First special issue explores Artificial Intelligence in communications networks Geneva, 08 June 2017 – ITU is pleased to announce the Call for Papers for the inaugural issue of the ITU Journal: ICT Discoveries – a special issue exploring the contributions of…

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Gary Marcus, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at
New York University, speaking at the AI for Good Global Summit

Reality check: ‘We are not nearly as close to strong AI as many believe’

“Where is the field right now? The first lesson that I want to give you is that we are not nearly as close to strong Artificial Intelligence as many believe,” says Gary Marcus, Professor of Psychology and Neural Science at…

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