Future Decentralized Supply Chains

PCI Executive Director Dr. David Bray gave a main-stage talk at Singularity University’s Global Summit on Our People-Centered Digital Future. Below is a short article from that talk, on development of “a more people-centered approach to decentralized supply chains”. We welcome suggestions from members of the coalition about how this development could be accelerated by activities of Read More

Africa: The Model for Internet Connectivity as a Global Right

By Desire Banse, Prometheus Computing UAS Innovations Group Lead, Contractor at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) Africa is an example of rapid change that is centered on access and measurable change. For example, Google is building an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Laboratory in Ghana. Cote d’Ivoire has brought online its supercomputer in its ‘Centre Read More

People-Centered Internet is Partnering with Constellation Research to Promote the Values of a ‘People-Centered Digital Future’

By Marci Harris, Dr. David Bray December 10, 2018   |  Fairmont San Jose You are invited to get involved On December 10th, 2018, the People-Centered Internet (PCI), will partner with Constellation Research to host a historic kick-off event. This historic cast of Internet pioneer and leaders in innovation as well as the next generation Read More

Strengthening Pluralistic, Open Societies

By Dr. David Bray Never has 50% of humanity (i.e., approximately the percentage of people on the planet with access to the Internet as of 2018) had access to so much information per day. Yet with that access comes a challenge of our modern age: all of us can find information that supports our existent beliefs. Read More

People-Centered Technology in the Heartland

Report from Tennessee By Marci Harris Over the past six months, as one of many in the rapidly expanding PCI network, I have been impressed with the breadth of its reach and the sense of shared purpose for leveraging technology for the benefit of all – and that this interest is not limited to the Read More

The Search for Positive Outcomes

By Vint Cerf Anyone not living under a rock for the past decade will be well aware that the Internet, the WWW, and endless apps on smart phones have become risky places. There is digital danger, but amid the strident headlines and warnings, there is a great deal of beneficial activity in these environments. It Read More

People-Centered Internet and Positive #ChangeAgents, Experiments, & Expertise in Our Exponential Era

The People Centered Internet (PCI) coalition, would like to highlight a blog post on why positive #ChangeAgents are needed – and why the diverse, empowerment, and horizon collaboration capabilities of those teams are essential for advancing a more “people-centered Internet” for the future. This blog post was originally posted here, and has been updated for PCI’s upcoming Read More

Why the World Needs More Tech-Savvy Positive #ChangeAgents

By Melanie Wine, a freelance content creator In our rapidly changing world (partly due to Internet technologies and globalization), individuals are gaining the ability to do things that were not tenable fifty years ago when they were of limited availability to nation-states and large corporations. Simultaneously, the lines between activities done solely by the public sector Read More

The Importance of Communication, Especially On-Going Communication

“As a both a new father and as our Executive Director, David Bray writes on the affirmative impacts that can result from adopting an empathetic “bridging” mindset across different groups. A potential unintended consequence of the Internet is the combination of 24/7 news, social media, and the ability of individuals to publish online whatever they want (which Read More