Press Release - World Summit AI announces its expansion

Posted by World Summit AI on Jul 10, 2018 10:21:01 AM

July 10th 2018


World Summit AI, 10-11 October 2018, Amsterdam

After its sell-out debut last year, World Summit AI just announced its expansion to 6,000+ attendees and released additional tickets to accommodate for high demand.

World Summit AI returns to Amsterdam with a bang, spotlighting a stellar lineup of speakers and bringing together the entire global AI ecosystem of Enterprise, Big Tech, Startups, Investors and Science from 6 continents to explore the biggest ideas, opportunities and applications for Artificial Intelligence.

Read More

Topics: Press Release

Will AI Widen or Weaken the Global Digital Divide?

Posted by Madeline McSherry on Jul 6, 2018 12:42:21 PM

In the 1990s, US President Bill Clinton warned about a growing “digital divide” — a disparity between those with access to the internet and those without. If we didn’t “broadly share the knowledge and the technology that is developing,” he argued, we’d see rising “inequality, frictions, anxieties among people.”

Policymakers around the world seemed to take these warnings to heart. In 2003, the United Nations and the International Telecommunications Union put mitigating the digital divide on the global development agenda. In the US, policymakers made efforts to expand broadband access to rural areas, and in the early 2000s, began introducing Net Neutrality regulations.

Read More

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, International Development, Digital Divide

'What might ethical leadership look like in practice when it comes to AI and other advanced technologies?'

Posted by Tracey Groves on Jul 6, 2018 12:33:41 PM

This blog first appeared here on the Responsible City website, an initiative led by the City of London Corporation, as part of a series of interviews for the Business of Trust programme led by The Lord Mayor of London. 

Q&A series with Tracey Groves, founder and director of Intelligent Ethics on AI and ethics:

In practice, ethical leadership will look far more inclusive by nature.  When it comes to embracing AI and other advanced technologies, ethical leadership will consider the diverse needs and requirements of a variety of different stakeholder groups. This includes not only customers and employees, but citizens and wider society, as well as the more traditional groups, such as investors.


Read More

Topics: Artificial Intelligence, AI ethics