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Algorithmic gender discrimination: where does it come from, what is the impact and how can we tackle it?

Where does AI gender bias come from? To the vast majority of us, artificial intelligence ...
Digital Trust  | 

Digital Rights: Milestones for an uncertain future

Human rights are a fundamental basis for a society that respects all human beings equally; ...
Digital Trust  | 

A renewed perspective on the present and the future of cities, technology and equality – #BCNDigitalHumanism

The event, held in Barcelona, gathered worldwide professionals and ground-breaking thinkers to discuss the digital ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Experts perspective: Women shaping the future

Gender equality in the digital world is very much a main goal of our immediate ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Programming: when did “women’s work” become a “man’s world”?

During World War II women entered the labour force in great numbers, dominating industries such ...
Public Innovation  | 

Algorithmic governance: proceed with caution

Governments are facing a health crisis, an environmental crisis, a financial crisis and a digital ...
Public Innovation  | 

Experts perspective: Are algorithms deciding for us?

We already know that algorithms are becoming increasingly ingrained in our lives, but are we ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Experts perspective: Utilize technology against climate change

Climate Change is a hot topic, and technology can be a tool to reduce it’s ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Technology: a double edged sword when it comes to Climate Change

The hidden climate cost of tech Digital technologies have advanced faster than any other innovation ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Humanism in the MWC21: Digital Future Society Summit 2021

Humanism in the digital age Official Site This year, Barcelona became the capital of ethical ...

Winners – Economic Divide

Winner Economic Divide category – CABA Alejandro J. Amdam Reportero gráfico Buenos Aires (Argentina) The ...

Winners – Geographical Divide

Winner Geographical Divide category – Árbol de mangos. Agbogbloshie, Accra (Ghana) Antonio J. Pérez Photographer ...

Winners – Gender Divide

Winner Gender Divide category – Don de sabiduría y entendimiento Alejandro J. Pernía Visual Arts ...

Winners – Age Divide

Winner Age Divide category – Harmony in diversity: a different way is a must Elisa ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Future Open Council: A collaborative experience

A total of 18 prestigious international organisations with extensive experience in advanced research, critical thinking ...
Citizen Empowerment  | 

La Plataforma y Yo: Care sector

The digital platforms have also arrived to the cleaning and care services. This sector workers ...
Citizen Empowerment  | 

La Plataforma y Yo: Freelancers and crowd-work

Remote work through digital platforms, often unvisible, hides challenges and opportunities for workers. But it ...
Citizen Empowerment  | 

La Plataforma y Yo: Riders

We learn what is like to work as a rider for the mobile delivery applications. ...
Citizen Empowerment  | 

Guide to media literacy in digital verification

Download (spanish version) How to survive the lies circulating on social media Misinformation is a ...
Digital Skills  | 

How tech can drive us towards a sustainable future

 Emerging tech represents a double-edged sword when it comes to the environmental crisis. On the ...
Equitable Growth  | 

School of tomorrow: the future of education

Educational systems worldwide are in urgent need of reform for a digital future in which ...
Tags: 'Digital future society' 'Education' 'Future of education' 'Interviews' 'Q&A' 'Technology' 'Top content'

Tech and Cities: 4 ideas about the future of smart cities

Imagine a city based on inclusiveness and gap bridging. Imagine a city built for persons ...
Tags: 'cities' 'city innovation' 'digital future society' 'interviews' 'smart cities' 'technology'
Equitable Growth  | 

Digital Inclusion: Is technology inclusive enough?

In the digital society we are heading to, jobs, welfare services, consumption and leisure will ...
Tags: 'Digital future society' 'Digital inclusion' 'Inclusion' 'Interviews' 'Q&A' 'Technology' 'Top content'
Equitable Growth  | 

What will the future of work look like? Four experts share their thoughts.

Did you know that half of the needs of our current workforce will no longer ...
Tags: 'Digital future society' 'Interviews' 'Q&A' 'Technology' 'Top content' 'Video interviews'
Equitable Growth  | 

Is technology the key to mitigating climate change? Four experts explain

According to the United Nations, climate change is the defining issue of our time. Are ...
Tags: 'Climate Change' 'Digital future society' 'Interviews' 'Q&A' 'Technology' 'Top content' 'Video interviews'
Digital Trust  | 

Digital Future Society: top 10 interviews

During 2019 and 2020 DFS has interviewed some of the world’s top experts on the ...
Equitable Growth  | 

Tech and Cities: 4 ideas about the future of smart cities

Imagine a city based on inclusiveness and gap bridging. Imagine a city built for persons ...
Tags: 'City innovation' 'Digital future society' 'Interviews' 'Q&A' 'Smart cities' 'Technology' 'Top content' 'Video interviews'
Public Innovation  | 

How governments use GovTech to fight Covid-19

Technology can’t fix all our problems, but the right solution at the right time can ...
Tags: 'apolicital' 'Citizen empowerment' 'Covid19' 'Digital inclusion' 'Digitisation' 'Govtech'
Equitable Growth  | 

How are women leading the tech industry?

Research shows that inventions arising out of mixed teams, or women only groups, have wider ...
Tags: 'Digital future society' 'Feminism' 'Interviews' 'Q&A' 'Technology' 'Top content' 'Video interviews' 'Women'
Digital Trust  | 

Big data, little recourse: Sorine’s Story

Unethical data breaches and privacy abuse scandals have sparked a renewed awareness about what personal ...
Tags: 'Data ethics' 'Digital trust' 'Personal data' 'Privacy'
Public Innovation  | 

Automating empathy: Salvador’s story

Governments are increasingly using automated systems powered by emerging technologies like blockchain and artificial intelligence ...
Tags: 'Artificial intelligence' 'Blockchain' 'Emerging technologies' 'Public innovation' 'Public services'
Digital Trust  | 

Technology matters, but people matter more: notes from the Digital Future Society Summit

On 24 February 2019, Digital Future Society held its second Summit in Barcelona. On the ...
Tags: 'Digital trust' 'Public innovation'
Digital Trust  | 

Exploring data ethics and the challenge of digital privacy: Digital Trust working group meets

From 5 to 7 February, the second working group of the Digital Future Society Think ...
Tags: 'Data ethics' 'Digital trust' 'GDPR' 'Privacy'
Public Innovation  | 

Where emerging tech meets government: Digital Future Society Think Tank kicks off Public Innovation working group

From 28 to 30 January, the first working group of the Digital Future Society Think ...
Tags: 'Artificial intelligence' 'Blockchain' 'Public innovation'
Public Innovation  | 

Blockchain and AI: ushering in a new era of public innovation?

In this edition of Mobile Talks, blockchain and AI experts including members of the Digital ...
Tags: 'Artificial intelligence' 'Blockchain' 'Public innovation'
Public Innovation  | 

Collaborative governance: Taiwan Digital Minister Audrey Tang at the Digital Future Society Summit

Live from Taipei: Minister Tang on radical transparency, public innovation and collaborative governance In addition ...
Tags: 'Citizen empowerment' 'Public innovation'
Public Innovation  | 

Digital Future Society programme launches at Smart City Expo World Congress Barcelona

13 November 2018 marked the official launch of the Digital Future Society Programme in Barcelona. ...
Tags: 'Citizen empowerment' 'Digital trust' 'Equitable growth' 'Public innovation' 'Smart cities'
Public Innovation  | 

How to Fix the Future: Andrew Keen at the Digital Future Society Summit

At the inaugural Digital Future Society Summit, Andrew Keen explained why the human agency is ...
Tags: 'Citizen empowerment' 'Public innovation'