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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GES Taipei Workshop 2017 — Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in the Digital Economy

The GES Taipei Workshop 2017 on the theme ‘Addressing Challenges and Seizing Opportunities in the Digital Age’ was held on April 12, 2017, hosted by the Chung-Hua Institute for Economic Researchn in cooperation with the Kiel Institute for the World Economy. The workshop, held as part of the Germany T20 Think Tank dialogue, brought together[…]

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RightsCon 2017

The sixth edition of RightsCon 2017 hosted by Access Now was held in Brussels from March 29-31, 2017. The conference included over 1,200 participants from across industries and the intersection of tech and human rights, and featured more than 180 sessions, meetings and workshops. Digital Asia Hub Executive Director Malavika Jayaram was a speaker at the[…]

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Social Justice in an Age of Datafication

Digital Asia Hub Executive Director Malavika Jayaram was a keynote speaker at the launch of Cardiff University’s Data Justice Lab on March 17, 2017, at the School of Journalism, Media and Cultural Studies (JOMEC),Cardiff University. The Data Justice Lab is a new space for research and collaboration at Cardiff University that has been established to[…]

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AI in Asia: AI for Social Good

  AGENDA 6TH MARCH 2017: PUBLIC CONFERENCE 9:15 am  Registration commences Chair: Toshie Takahashi, Professor of Waseda University, Local Organiser 9:45 am  Welcome remarks Malavika Jayaram, Executive Director, Digital Asia Hub Prof. Kazuaki Ueno, Director, Research Institute for Letters, Arts and Sciences, Waseda University 10:00 am Opening Keynote: Dr. Yutaka Matsuo, University of Tokyo  10:30[…]

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The Pervasive Technologies Project

Digital Asia Hub and the United Nations University Institute on Computing and Society (UNU-CS) co-hosted a team from the Center for Internet and Society(CIS), Bangalore, on February 23, 2017 at JMSC, HKU, to share insights from their Pervasive Technologies Project. The Pervasive Technologies project is a 3 year old research collaboration between the Centre for Internet[…]

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AI in Asia: Ethics, Safety and Societal Impact

Digital Asia Hub, in collaboration with the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society, held the second AI in Asia workshop titled ‘AI in Asia: Ethics, Safety and Societal Impact’ on December 16, 2017. Digital Asia Hub invited experts from across Asia, Europe and the U.S., including among them leading lawyers, data scientists, ethicists, engineers,[…]

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Artificial Intelligence in Asia

Digital Asia Hub, in collaboration with the Berkman Klein Centre for Internet and Society, kicked off its Artificial Intelligence(AI) in Asia series of workshops examining AI in the Asian context on November 21. Designed as a framing event for the region, it brought together a fantastic group of scholars, policymakers, investors, technologists and artists. We celebrated our anniversary with[…]