Newsletter NoC #2: Artificial Intelligence and Governance
Six centers of the NoC explore how the issue has been dealt within their respective countries, offering a glimpse of the worldwide discussion
The GovLab, NYU, United States
AI meets CI
First annual European Hub Official Meeting and Young Scholar Workshop on Artificial Intelligence: ethical and legal implications.
Please join us for 2018's NoC annual meeting in Paris. We will talk about NoC members, diversity, activities, opportunities for engagement and overview of the roadmap. Some colleagues will also share their experiences from establishing centers, challenges faced, lessons learned and we will also tackle on questions such as how to foster interdisciplinarity, gender diversity and innovation in a changing world. The meeting will end with a talk about the role the Ethics and Governance in the future of Artificial Intelligence with comments from NoC members.
Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018. Starting at 3PM to 7 PM
Location: Université Paris 1
We were excited and energized by the Network of Center’s Global Inclusion Symposium on AI that took place in Rio this past November, and are pleased to share with you an interactive, public-facing webpage constructed to highlight our work related to AI & inclusion — www.aiandinclusion.org — which includes a series of outputs from the Symposium and reflects the tremendous contributions of this global community.
European Hub for Internet and Society Research
The NoC released its Roadmap for 2017 / 2018: "Global Network of Internet & Society Research Centers".
The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society has launched a research, policy analysis, and network building effort devoted to the study of hate speech, in close collaboration with the Center for Communication Governance at National Law University in New Delhi, the Digitally Connected network, and in conjunction with Network of Centers (NoC). This effort aims to develop research methods and protocols to enable and support robust cross-country comparisons; study and document country experiences, including the policies and practices of governments and private companies, as well as civic society initiatives and responses; and build and expand research, advocacy, and support networks.
Global Network of Interdisciplinary Internet & Society Research Centers Unofficial Meeting
AoIR 2016 – Internet Rules!
In October the annual conference of the Association of Internet Researchers will take place at the Humboldt-University in Berlin, hosted by the NoC Founding Members Alexander von Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society (HIIG) and Hans-Bredow-Institute for Media Research (HBI). Berlin as a venue for AoIR 2016 is an easy accessible central location on the European mainland, and at present a leading incubator space for German and international Internet Start-Up companies. This is complemented by its rich academic tradition, innumerable cultural activities and a vibrant nightlife, making Berlin and exciting conference destination.
The third call on the Digital Asia Hub will take place on Tuesday, May 24th, from 8:45-10:00am Eastern Time (for ease, the following online converter can be used to identify the time of the hangout in your local time zone: http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/converter.html). This call will be led by Malavika Jayaram of the Digital Asia Hub, with contributions from Urs Gasser of the Berkman Center. Malavika has provided the following description: