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Towards a Misinformation ISAO

This outstanding presentation was made by CDR Pablo Breuer and Sara Jayne “SJ” Terp to the PCI Community on 31 March 2019. Vint Cerf and the PCI Board extend a big thanks to both SJ and Pablo for the great work they are doing. If you liked this post, you can follow us on Twitter

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David Bray Talks at AI World

PCI Executive Director and Senior Fellow at the Institute for Human-Machine Cognition Dr. David Bray, delivered a keynote presentation on “Practical AI Ethics, Opportunities, and Pitfalls for Organizations” at AI World 2018 held in Boston, MA. Watch the recorded talk below. If you liked this post, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for

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A Social Justice Mission: Libraries, Employment and Entrepreneurship

Libraries are important access points for information and the Internet. Around the world, communities are finding their local libraries can provide free Internet access and more. This paper, drawing from presentations from libraries around the world, tells the story of the roles libraries can play in developing skills, promoting employment and economic growth in their

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American Broadband Initiative to Expand Connectivity for all Americans

On February 13, 2019, NTIA, the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the White House Offices of American Innovation, Management and Budget, Science and Technology Policy, and the National Economic Council announced the American Broadband Initiative (ABI), “a comprehensive effort to stimulate increased private sector investment in broadband”. In a report released the same day, over 20 federal agencies set

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24Life Interview Dr. David Bray

24Life interview PCI Executive Director Dr. David Bray on how can society expand on the many benefits of digital life while also reducing the negative impacts, and why you should care about a people-centric digital future. Read the interview here. ________________________ If you liked this article, you can follow us on Twitter and Facebook for more

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The Need for People-Centered Sources of Hope for Our Digital Future Ahead

By David Bray With the People-Centered Internet coalition, several of us — including Vint Cerf, Mei Lin Fung, Marci Harris, Ray Wang, Eric Rasmussen, Lin Wells, Annie Sobel, Bevon Moore, Stephanie Wander, Corina DuBois, Don Codling, John Taschek and many more — met on 10 Dec 2018 to discuss the challenges facing open, pluralistic societies with our digital era. Specifically, we were

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Project Coqui 4th Quarter 2018 Update

By Daksha Cordova “People-Centered Internet (PCI) has been a strong supporter of Project Coqui for over one-year. My background is intelligence innovation, a team sport where we outbox and outfox adversaries. PCI complements my strengths by ringing sensitivity and subject matter expertise to global issues. I am so grateful for their involvement, they inspire me

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IEEE Internet Initiative Wraps Up Five-year Effort

New Connectivity Coalition and others will continue to work toward Internet inclusion By Deepak Maheneshwari PCI was a very active player in 3i – the IEEE Internet Initiative and we played a pivotal role in transitioning the Working Groups formed during our 3i Internet Inclusion Advancing Solutions bi-yearly series of meetings held from 2016 –

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Investing in Indigenous Connectivity Is an Investment in Our Future Online

By Mark Buell To truly close the digital divide, we need to aim for infrastructure solutions to make sure rural and remote Indigenous communities can keep up to a rapidly changing world of communications technology and products requiring speeds 100 to 1,000 times faster than what our best-connected regions already get. The ICS report features

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