Using Big Data and AI to Support Peace and Security Efforts in Africa

By Paula Hidalgo-Sanchis, Lab Manager, Pulse Lab Kampala Dec 26, 2018
UN Global Pulse is working with partners to explore how data from social media and radio shows can inform peace and security efforts in Africa. The methodology, case studies, and tools developed as...
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Germany helps UN Global Pulse reinforce a growing culture of innovation in Africa

By Felicia Vacarelu, Communications Specialist, UN Global Pulse Dec 3, 2018
UN Global Pulse welcomes the support of the Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development of Germany to help build more responsible, efficient, and inclusive artificial intelligence...

Scaling Big Data Applications for Good - Global Pulse at the 2018 UN World Data Forum

By UN Global Pulse Nov 1, 2018
UN Global Pulse hosted three sessions at the World Data Forum, including a plenary on how to scale big data applications for the SDGs, gathering more than 1,000 participants.Representatives from...

Building Ethics into Privacy Frameworks for Big Data and AI: A Report from UN Global Pulse and IAPP

By Mila Romanoff, Privacy Officer, UN Global Pulse and Omer Tene, VP, IAPP Oct 23, 2018
The “Building Ethics into Privacy Frameworks for Big Data and AI” report was released at the 2018 International Conference of Data Protection and Privacy Commissioners in Brussels,...

Using Deep Learning to Tackle Traffic Safety

By Pulse Lab Jakarta Sep 27, 2018
Pulse Lab Jakarta together with Jakarta Smart City recently participated in the University of Chicago’s Center for Data Science and Public Policy annual Data Science for Social Good (...