Understanding Face Recognition and Charting a Path Forward

By Duane Blackburn Face recognition is a powerful tool — it supports access controls & terrorist identification, as well as combats child sex trafficking and underage pornography. But, as with many emerging technologies, there’s also a potential to misuse face recognition, which could affect our civil liberties. How can we find a way to benefit […]

Cognitive Automation and AI in Business with Frederic Laluyaux and Dr. David Bray (CXOTALK)

By CXOTALK Cognitive technologies such as Artificial Intelligence (AI) offer businesses an incredible opportunity to rethink traditional processes. By automating rote tasks and accelerating standard workflows, companies can free employees to pursue innovation in other capacities. In this episode, CxOTalk host Michael Krigsman interviews Dr. David Bray, Executive Director of the People-Centered Internet, and Fred […]

The Havasupai Tribe Builds Their Own Networks, Connects Themselves to Adequate Internet for the First Time

By Councilwoman Ophelia Watahomigie-Corliss of the Havasupai Tribe and Mariel Triggs, CEO of MuralNet Two years ago, The Havasupai Tribe, MuralNet and Niles Radio Communications partnered to build an LTE fixed wireless community network that could address the homework gap in Supai, Arizona, USA. The idea was that critical infrastructure could be erected in half […]

Disruption Magazine Canada Interviews Dr. David Bray (Podcast)

By Disruption Magazine Canada The “1st Canadian Magazine dedicated to disruptive innovation” Disruption Magazine Canada  interviews Dr. David Bray on the evolution of the Internet, PCI efforts to empower education and entrepreneurship, considerations about digital future, governance, whether we can remain an open society, how can we make sure the technology is inclusive and which conversations […]

Democratizing Technology for Global Health

By Exponential Medicine Exponential Medicine is an annual event which brings together world-class faculty, innovators and organizations from across the biomedical and technology spectrum to explore and leverage the convergence of fast moving technologies in the reinvention of health and medicine. A fast-paced session at Exponential Medicine 2018 exploring the role of technology in democratizing […]

Updates on Projects in West Africa: Working with Students in Senegal and Building AI Solutions in Burkina Faso

By Désiré Banse, Prometheus Computing UAS Innovations Group Lead, Contractor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), member of the PCI Executive Action Board, and Assane Gueye, PhD., Contractor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Assistant Professor at the Dept. of Information and Communication Technologies, Université Alioune Diop, Bambey-Senegal […]