AI is near as Never Before – What Humanity Should Keep in Mind

The intention with this post is to collect all relevant evidence regarding where humanity has ended up today when it comes to Big Data and artificial intelligence, understand rather those innovations serve humanity equally and what are the potential danger to keep in mind and try to prevent. As well as to leave some basis for further discussion and research for anyone interested in the same theme.

“It was the perfect storm”

Before 700,000 Rohingya fled the genocide in Myanmar, the military had riled up millions of users against the group in a hate speech campaign on Facebook. Why did the company not intervene? And can this happen again? Interviews with two human rights experts, who both witnessed the events leading up to the genocide

The new digital age: Who is preparing the next Gen?

Children consider access to digital media a fundamental right. But they are also the most vulnerable when it comes to online exposure and hardly ever mentioned as a specific group in the broader conversation. How are we preparing children for a world they born in to and can we somehow weapon them for digital perils?

Groping in the dark

As the fake news investigation of the Brazilian Congress reaches a decisive moment, data politics become a central arena of power struggle in the country. But it is not easy to see what is really happening.