Practical Insights on Algorithmic Accountability

A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

A Call to Technologists on Technology and (Dis)Empowerment

Published on: Nov 03 2022 by Guest Writer - 2 Comments
Several fascinating Information and Communication Technologies for Development (ICT4D) innovations have emerged over the years and ICTworks has regularly profiled...
Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses

Published on: Apr 19 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on Building Ethical Artificial Intelligence Frameworks for Humanitarian Uses
While many artificial intelligence (AI) tools originated in the United States, Europe, and China, the development and adoption of AI in lower- and middle-income...
IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South

Published on: Mar 24 2022 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on IDRC Predicts the Future of Artificial Intelligence in the Global South
There is little doubt that artificial intelligence technologies will be transformational. Breathtaking advances will be made, extraordinary wealth will be created,...
10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation

10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation

Published on: Nov 03 2021 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on 10 Things to Know About Children and Misinformation and Disinformation
The rapid spread of misinformation and disinformation (mis/ disinformation) online has emerged as a pressing public issue of the 21st century that affects all those...
Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Apply Now: $100,000 for Global South Feminist Artificial Intelligence Research

Published on: Oct 18 2021 by Wayan Vota - 3 Comments
Systemic gender, racial and intersectional bias sit at the core of current artificial intelligence processes born in the North, replicated in the South. There is...
How to Anonymously Estimate Age for Digital Identity Solutions

How to Anonymously Estimate Age for Digital Identity Solutions

Published on: Nov 11 2020 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Anonymously Estimate Age for Digital Identity Solutions
Yoti spent the last six years building a digital identity platform and we’ve made impressive advancements in the age checking space. Our free app is a powerful...
UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

UNICEF Wants Your Input on Using Artificial Intelligence for Children

Published on: Sep 18 2020 by Guest Writer - 3 Comments
Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems are fundamentally changing the world and affecting present and future generations of children. Children are already interacting...
How to Mitigate Negative Algorithmic Biases in Machine Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads

How to Mitigate Negative Algorithmic Biases in Machine Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Feb 02 2019 by Guest Writer - Comments Off on How to Mitigate Negative Algorithmic Biases in Machine Learning – Your Weekend Long Reads
Machine learning models or algorithms have shown over the past few years that they can exhibit human traits like racism and sexism by misidentifying black people...
How to Have Algorithmic Accountability in ICT4D – Your Weekend Long Reads

How to Have Algorithmic Accountability in ICT4D – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Mar 17 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
As we saw recently, when it comes to big data for public services there needs to be algorithmic accountability. People need to understand not only what data is...
Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Data Storyteller and Data Activist – Your Weekend Long Reads

Every Big Data Algorithm Needs a Data Storyteller and Data Activist – Your Weekend Long Reads

Published on: Mar 03 2018 by Steve Vosloo - 2 Comments
The use of big data by public institutions is increasingly shaping peoples’ lives. In the USA, algorithms influence the criminal justice system through risk...