News and Updates

Three People-Centered Design Principles for Deep Learning

By Dr. David Bray and R “Ray” Wang Over the last ten years, organizations have begun to rely on an ever-growing number of algorithms to assist in making a wide range of business decisions, including delivery logistics, airline route planning, financial fraud detection, image recognition etc. As we’re currently experiencing the end of the second

Read More »
PCI News
Marci Harris

From the Front Lines: What’s Happening With AI Today (Part 3)

By Dr. David Bray This article was first published here on June 14 2019. A few weeks ago I had the opportunity to join Dr. Caryl Bryzmialkiewicz, Assistant Inspector General and Chief Data Officer at the Department of Health and Human Services and Dr. Anthony Scriffignano, Senior Vice President & Chief Data Scientist, Dun & Bradstreet for a

Read More »

Press Release: Google, Community Partnership Brings High-Speed Wi-Fi to Celilo Village

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2019 Contact: Nicole Shaddy  [email protected] / 971-229-0545 GOOGLE, COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIP BRINGS HIGH-SPEED WI-FI TO CELILO VILLAGE Wi-Fi Aims to Bridge the Digital Divide for Greater Educational, Business Opportunities CELILO VILLAGE –  Today, October 19, Celilo Village unveiled its new, high-speed wi-fi made possible by a grant from Google and in partnership with the

Read More »
PCI Community
Marci Harris

Untold Stories – PCI Community Focus On Positive #ChangeAgent Amy Webb

For All PCI Community Members Every year, PCI Coalition member Amy Webb makes available a comprehensive annual report on emerging technologies, which includes data-driven trends and analysis, optimistic/ neutral and catastrophic futures scenarios and many other features. Her latest report includes 315 tech and science trends across 26 different industries, 5 weak signals for 2020,

Read More »
Diversity & Opportunity
Marci Harris

Dr. David Bray: Ushering in the Future (Podcast)

By Disrupt Yourself Podcast Whitney Johnson, one of the 50 leading business thinkers in the world (Thinkers50) and an expert on disruptive innovation and personal disruption, interviews Dr. David Bray on the impact of technology, cognitive easing, empathy, confirmation bias, what is more important than the desire to always be right, and why every era

Read More »

Disinformation, Cognitive Security, and Influence : CXOTALK with Dr. David Bray

By CXOTALK Fighting disinformation attacks has become a crucial part of information security. In this episode of CxOTalk, three experts – Founder of Bodacea Light Industries Sara-Jayne Terp, Director of Donovan Group US Navy Pablo Breuer, and Executive Director of PCI Coalition Dr. David Bray, explain these dangerous attacks, which are based on influence and

Read More »

Fostering Equity Through Access

Sonoma County Library Closing the Digital Divide by Lending WiFi By Ray Holley, Community Relations Manager, Sonoma County Library For centuries, libraries focused on gathering and storing information to share with the public. As the modern idea of a library developed throughout the 20th Century, the emphasis shifted to making that information widely and freely

Read More »

The Association for Computing Machinery Interviews Dr. David Bray

By Stephen Ibaraki In this exclusive interview, Stephen Ibaraki, Co-Chair of the ACM Practitioners Board, and Dr. David Bray, Executive Director of the People-Centered Internet Coalition, discuss the most controversial areas of the advancing computing field and PCI efforts and plans for the future addressing these challenges.   Watch the video here. If you liked this

Read More »

Tribal Technology Assessment: The State of Internet Service on Tribal Lands

By Brian Howard and Traci Morris, American Indian Policy Institute, Arizona State University In a recent report, Brian Howard and Traci Morris both offer a comprehensive summary of the state of Internet service on Tribal Lands, lending considerable weight to PCI’s interest in improving access to the Internet in those areas.  Abstract Access to high-speed

Read More »
PCI Community
Marci Harris

Untold Stories – PCI Community Focus On Positive #ChangeAgent Fernand Banse

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 Fernand Banse was a ChangeAgent is his village of Zabre, in Burkina Faso. Leading by example and teaching his people how to embrace a new world where technology should

Read More »
Uncategorized
Marci Harris

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

Read More »

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

Read More »