Free flow of data: EU adopts new rules

The Council today signed off on the reform that will bring down barriers to the free movement of non-personal data within the EU. The new rules are designed to boost the data economy and the development of emerging technologies such as cross-border autonomous systems and artificial intelligence. A provisional deal was concluded with the European Parliament on 19 … Continue reading Free flow of data: EU adopts new rules

Using algorithms to deliver justice – bias or boost?

The growing use of algorithms in the justice system raises many questions with few easy answers, the Law Society of England and Wales said as it launched a public policy commission to explore the impact of technology and data on human rights and justice. Law Society vice president and commissioner Christina Blacklaws said: “Big data … Continue reading Using algorithms to deliver justice – bias or boost?

Artificial intelligence: Commission kicks off work on marrying cutting-edge technology and ethical standards

The Commission is setting up a group on artificial intelligence to gather expert input and rally a broad alliance of diverse stakeholders. From better healthcare to safer transport and more sustainable farming, artificial intelligence (AI) can bring major benefits to our society and economy. And yet, questions related to the impact of AI on the … Continue reading Artificial intelligence: Commission kicks off work on marrying cutting-edge technology and ethical standards

51Talk Attends the 2017 EdTech Asia Summit in Ho Chi Minh

Over the last weekend of July, some of the world's education leaders gathered at the EdTech Asia Summit in Ho Chi Minh to discuss where education is headed in the 21st century. 51Talk (or "China Online Education Group"), China's leading online education platform and the first from China listed on the NYSE, was invited to attend the summit alongside education industry … Continue reading 51Talk Attends the 2017 EdTech Asia Summit in Ho Chi Minh