Public Innovation  | 

Smart Cities: An efficient and sustainable answer?

We are increasingly consuming more energy. How might a Smart City help us achieve greater ...
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Public Innovation  | 

Smart Cities: The cities of the future?

Smart cities provide us with an idea of how cities might look in 50 years’ ...
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Circular Economy: Who’s leading the change?

Most cities are still using fossil fuels to power themselves. Is there a city leading ...
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Circular Economy: How is technology changing energy consumption?

Developing a circular economy is mandatory given the current state of the environment. How can ...
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Digital trust  | 

Facial Recognition: Is it going too far?

In countries like China, Facial Recognition systems pose major ethical risks. Is trading our data ...
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Facial Recognition: Do we need to restrict it before it’s too late?

Facial recognition offers us a range of possibilities to make our lives easier. However, it ...
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Circular Economy: Can tech fight against climate change?

Global warming is not just an environmental disaster, but a social and ethical issue. How ...
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Circular Economy: what is it and how can we transition?

Technology is key to the Circular Economy. Emerging tech like Artificial Intelligence can help solve ...
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Digital trust  | 

Facial recognition: what are the ethical risks?

Facial recognition systems may not pose an obvious threat, but there are noticeable ethical risks ...
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Digital trust  | 

Facial recognition: how does it work?

Facial recognition technology is used on our streets, at airports, in shops… even in our ...
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Digital trust  | 

Deepfakes: How can deepfake technology be used in a safer way?

Does the rise of deepfake technology mean the start of an era of total distrust? ...
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Deepfakes: What are they and how do they work?

Sending a nationwide emergency, destroying someone’s relationship or swaying an election… all these things can ...
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Deepfakes: What are the ethical risks of deepfakes?

Does the rise of deepfake technology mean the start of an era of total distrust? ...
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Deepfakes: Deepfakes in California: why have they been banned?

A fake video of US House speaker Nancy Pelosi, apparently drunk, went viral in early ...
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Equitable growth  | 

Lack Of Diversity: Is gender equality present in technology?

If we want a future society where algorithms and artificial intelligence benefits all of us, ...
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Lack Of Diversity: Is your computer judging you?

When algorithms and artificial intelligence systems have only been designed by white men, how can ...
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Digital trust  | 

Surveillance: “Aadhaar” the most complete biometric database in the world

In 2009, India began implementing the “Aadhaar” system. What was initially considered a project to ...
Digital trust  | 

Data ethics: Dangerously comfortable, or safely uncomfortable?

We often ask companies that harvest and store our data to be transparent, and to ...
Digital trust  | 

Data ethics: Concerns about ethics in large tech companies

Every time we use our mobile devices or access the internet, our data is collected ...
Digital trust  | 

Data divident: Is data the new oil?

Every time we use a connected device or surf the internet, our data is collected ...
Digital trust  | 

Data divident: How much is your personal data worth?

Should we accept monetary compensation for data that we now provide for free? Understandably, the ...
Equitable growth  | 

Future of work: Is there a place for universal basic income?

The arrival of a gig economy, the automation of routine and not so routine tasks ...
Equitable growth  | 

Future of work: From one job to multiple

Experts predict a future full of changes. Our time and professional tasks, for example, will ...
Public Innovation  | 

Sandbox: Why do some countries utilize sandboxes while others do not?

The United Kingdom, a pioneer in the use of Sandboxes, has been working with the ...
Digital trust  | 

Surveillance: security at what cost?

The connected city was designed to be efficient, safe and life-enhancing for all its inhabitants. ...
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Sandbox: A custom-made place to regulate and innovate

Given the difficulty of regulators to adapt to new developments before they are implemented in ...
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The digital gap: The digital disparity is on course to “disconnect the disconnected” even more

The digital divide separates people at the local level, too. New regulations created to upgrade ...
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The digital gap: Is the internet a tool to help make the world more sustainable and just?

Can the internet make the world more fair and sustainable? The UN has been talking ...
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Public Innovation  | 

Regulatory framework: Why do big tech companies need to be regulated?

Apple, Facebook, Microsoft, and other tech companies have been asking policymakers for clearly defined guidelines for years. ...
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Regulatory framework: Should innovators and regulators work together?

Real revolutions are not predictable, that’s why they’re game-changers. But how can we empower innovators to ...
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E-government: Are digital and traditional voting compatible?

Instant purchasing, instant rating, instant consuming. In today’s time, all seems to be impulsive. Do ...
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Digital trust  | 

Gobernanza digital: retos y oportunidades del voto digital

En tiempos electorales convulsos, muchos ciudadanos se preguntan si no debería ser más fácil ejercer ...
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