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Open Call: Podcast Producer

Digital Asia Hub is looking for a producer to help bring to life our first podcast on technology and society in Asia, Spoke, which will focus exclusively on the Social Credit System in China for season 1. We are looking for someone who has the requisite sound production chops and vision to help compellingly tell[…]

AI Trust in Apac and China

AI and Trust in APAC and China

Given the data-intensive nature of approaches such as machine learning, and the increasing ubiquity of AI in everyday products and services, there is a growing interest to understand its implications. At the same time, a tremendous amount of innovation and entrepreneurship in the AI space is emerging in Asia, not just in western economies, to[…]

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FAT/Asia 2019

Alongside the excitement about science fiction “coming to life” through increasingly futuristic gadgets and services, there is growing concern about the implications of an algorithm-driven society. Scholars and thinkers are debating the potential impact of automated decision-making on equality, autonomy, and dignity, and addressing the need for oversight mechanisms that protect fundamental freedoms and human[…]

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Disinformation and Discourse: Rebuilding Trust in Institutions, Platforms, and Civic Spaces

The Digital Asia Hub convened a symposium on the topic of Disinformation & Discourse: Rebuilding Trust in Institutions, Platforms, & Civic Spaces on 21 August, 2018, in Jakarta, Indonesia, bringing together over 50 subject matter experts from all over Asia and the world, across academia, industry, government, and civil society. The day was kicked off[…]

Asia Pacific-US AI Workshop- Measuring Impact and Building Trust in AI

Asia Pacific-US AI Workshop: Measuring Impact and Building Trust in AI

In order to establish a cross-cultural dialogue and learning network on specific AI issues and potential methods for addressing them within and across the US and APAC region, the Asia Pacific-US AI Workshop was convened by the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society at Harvard University with the Digital Asia Hub, in collaboration with[…]

IGF Roundtable on Artificial Intelligence and Governance

Following our global roundtable on AI and Trust at the 39th International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners (ICDPPC) in Hong Kong, we convened one on AI and Governance at IGF 2017, Geneva. This 90 minute session featured a keynote by scholar and practitioner, Dr. Nathan J. Matias, using practical applications in machine learning[…]

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Artificial Intelligence in Asia: What’s Similar, What’s Different? Findings from our AI Workshops

Building on the lessons from our AI series, Digital Asia Hub convened a series of deep dives into the research questions that have particular salience in the developing world when it comes to the AI.  Collaborating with partners Centre for Internet and Society, India, on researching issues such as autonomy, discrimination, privacy, and the replication[…]

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Privacy, Personality, and Flows of Information 3rd Edition: Asian Perspectives for Privacy as a Global Human Right

Digital Asia Hub, along with partners, the United Nations Special Rapporteur for Privacy, Mapping Project, University of Groningen, University of Malta, and University of Hong Kong (HKU), held a two-day conference “Privacy, Personality, and Flows of Information 3rd Edition: Asian Perspectives for Privacy” from September 29-30, at the Law School at HKU. The focus was on[…]