Principles on Personal Data Protection and Privacy

The UN system has adopted the first Principles on Personal Data Protection and Privacy, an effort led by the UN Privacy Policy Group that Global Pulse co-chairs. 

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UN and Dataminr partner to use AI for humanitarian response

UN Global Pulse and Dataminr announced a partnership to equip thousands of United Nations (UN) personnel with Dataminr’s First Alert product for the public sector.

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Why Artificial Intelligence Might Owe You Something

We are now at an inflection point around the use of AI, and in order for us as a society to decide what it is we really want to do with it, we first need to break it down. 

 
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New study by Global Pulse uses AI to create fake UN speeches

UN Global Pulse released a new study discussing the risks that can arise from the malicious use of automated text generation software, and the potential impacts. 

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The "Pulse Lab Diaries"

A blog series with thoughts & ideas from data science teams across the entire Pulse Lab network.

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Tracing Migration Patterns Across Indonesia

Pulse Lab Jakarta Aug 20, 2019
The rapid pace of rural to urban migration in recent decades has added new dimensions and challenges for urban planners and social policymakers. Gaining an understanding of the general trends...

Mapping Smallholder Farmers in Indonesia to Inform Agriculture Policies

Pulse Lab Jakarta Aug 8, 2019
As the world’s population continues to increase, governments have been stepping up efforts to ensure that citizens have access to safe and adequate food supply. The Sustainable Development...

UN Global Pulse, Dataminr Partnership Equips UN Teams with AI Tech to Keep Abreast of Crises

Felicia Vacarelu, Communication Specialist, UN Global Pulse Jul 1, 2019
Photo credit: @UNHCR InnovationKnowledge is power, and when it’s delivered in real time, it can save lives and help communities thrive. Dataminr’s product for first responders is now in...

Why Artificial Intelligence Might Owe You Something

Miguel Luengo-Oroz, Chief Data Scientist, UN Global Pulse Jun 27, 2019
The ideas summarized below derive from an op-ed by Dr. Miguel Luengo-Oroz which first appeared (in Spanish) on 7 January 2019 in El Pais Retina. The topics discussed represent the views of...

New study by Global Pulse highlights risks of AI-generated texts, creates fake UN speeches

Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Specialist, UN Global Pulse Jun 10, 2019
What if that speech you just read was entirely AI generated? UN Global Pulse released a new study discussing the risks that can arise from the malicious use of automated text...

UN and Dataminr partner to use artificial intelligence for humanitarian response

UN Global Pulse May 28, 2019
(New York and Geneva, 28 May 2019) UN Global Pulse and Dataminr, the leading AI platform for first response, today announced a partnership at the AI for Good Global Summit in...

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