What do people talk about on World Aids Day? Part II

By Miguel Luengo-Oroz Dec 5, 2011
  This past Thursday, December 1, was World Aids Day - one of the most recognised international health days and a key opportunity to raise awareness of the AIDS pandemic caused by the spread of...
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Mapping Smallholder Farmers in Indonesia to Inform Agriculture Policies

By 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

By 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

By 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

By 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...