Speaking of Identity

By Joe Andrieu Identity is one of the most important constructs of society. It’s also one of the hardest to discuss. I’ve been in perhaps hundreds of conversations in over a dozen years about user-centric and digital identity. I’ve realized that many of our challenges in digital identity stem from two problems in these conversations. […]

Interview: Dr. David Bray

Senior Fellow for the People Centered Internet, David Bray was interviewed by Mei Lin Fung in May 2017. He started the idea of positive “#Change Agents” and promotes the concept of transforming Public Service so that everyone can be involved in Public Service. He has been recognized by CIO.com as a top 100 global Chief […]

Artificial Intelligence and Privacy Engineering

AI, machine learning, and predictive analytics rely on massive data sets. While holding the potential for great benefit to society, this explosion of data collection creates privacy and security risks for individuals. In this podcast episode, one of the world’s foremost privacy engineers – CxOTalk Industry Analyst Michael Krigsman – explores the broad privacy implications of data […]

Notes from Reality: The Philosophy of AI Ethics

An Interview with Dr. David Bray by John Taschek Notes from Reality is a series of posts on AI and its impact on humans, what can be done today, and what may happen tomorrow. No one has all the answers, but we are trying to arrive at the right questions. Read John Taschek‘s interview with […]

Conscious Venture Lab Calls for Applications

An impact-business accelerator Conscious Venture Lab is opening its third application round to entrepreneurs from across the U.S. and world. This round, to be located inside the Innovation Village in West Baltimore, will focus on companies solving problems in the areas of urban resilience and smart cities. Conscious Venture Lab provides entrepreneurs a solid foundation […]

The First ‘Smart Village’ in India: the Story of Creation

In a way, Mahatma Gandhi conceptualized smart villages. A champion of participatory democracy and grassroots development, he believed that making villages self-contained and sustainable was the first step towards empowering India. Seven decades after independence, India is nowhere close to realizing Gandhi’s vision of empowered villages. However, an example of Harisal, a small village in […]