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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[…]

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Artificial Intelligence and Trust: A Global Roundtable

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 within the privacy community to understand its implications. At the same time, a tremendous amount of innovation and entrepreneurship in the AI space is emerging from Asia and Latin[…]

APrIGF 2017 Side Event: Technology and Extremism

The Internet has served as a vehicle for radicalisation and mobilisation online, as well as a growing source of hate speech. In addition to the legal and policy solutions that may be available in different jurisdictions, policymakers are increasingly turning to platform providers and technology intermediaries to develop automated solutions in this space. This event[…]

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Asia Pacific Regional IGF Forum (Bangkok 2017)

Executive Director Malavika Jayaram was a participant and speaker at the 3-day 2017 Asia Pacific Regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) in Bangkok, Thailand, from 26-29 July, 2017. The theme of the Forum was “Ensuring Inclusive and Sustainable Development in Asia Pacific: A Regional Agenda for Internet Governance”. Malavika Jayaram was a speaker at the workshop ‘Understanding Solutions[…]

RISE 2017

Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director, Digital Asia Hub, was a speaker at the RISE Summit in Hong Kong 11 – 13 July, 2017. She was a speaker on the panel ‘Nothing to fear in a connected Internet?’.  About RISE RISE is produced by the team behind Web Summit. In 6 short years, Web Summit has become Europe’s[…]

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Blockchain for Music: Rethinking Models for Consumption and Rewards with Musicoin

New venture Musicoin uses smart contracts to govern a Pay-Per-Play model for rewarding creators. Co-founder Isaac Mao, who is a Chinese entrepreneur, software architect and social media researcher, will give a lightning talk about Musicoin’s journey so far. This was second of Digital Asia Hub and the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society[…]