Citizen Lab senior researcher John Scott-Railton discusses why WhatsApp is suing NSO Group after discovering their spyware was used to target 1,400 users—100 of whom were members of civil society—and why this is a significant bellwether.
AlgorithmWatch, a non-profit research and advocacy organisation committed to evaluating and shedding light on algorithmic decision-making processes that have a social relevance, meaning they are used either to predict or prescribe human action or to make decisions automatically, has...
Offered by KU Leuvenx University on EDx The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations, which were adopted in 2015, will determine the course of the global social, ecological and economic agenda until 2030. Information about the different SDGs is...
Right now scientists are trying to accomplish something that was inconceivable a decade ago: create a vaccine against a previously unknown virus rapidly enough to help end an outbreak of that virus. In this case, they're trying to stop...
Tech Impact is providing this $135 course for FREE in order to minimize the impact of COVID-19 on the nonprofit community. Three Thursdays, May 7 – 21, 1 to 2:30 PM Eastern The term “big data” gets used (and misused) a...
New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern says that the island nation has defeated — for the present — the coronavirus as her government announced the lifting of some restrictions imposed to halt the spread of COVID-19. "There is no widespread...
The new coronavirus outbreak "is a controllable pandemic" if countries step up measures to tackle it, the head of the World Health Organization said on Thursday. WHO Director General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus acknowledged the global outbreak of the new coronavirus could now be considered...