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Alicante pone el foco en la Inteligencia Artificial

El viernes 23 de nov. se celebrará eI II Congreso Internacional de Inteligencia Artificial. Expertos y empresas innovadoras analizarán el impacto social, empresarial, jurídico y ético de la IA.

Noviembre 2019 | Summa Innova

Industria 4.0, ciberseguridad, y startups protagonizarán en el BEC el 'Basque Industry 4.0'

En Basque Industry 4.0 se dará una mirada al futuro de la tecnología y la investigación. La ponencia principal la ocupará Nuria Oliver, Chief Data Scientist en Data-Pop Alliance.

Octubre 2019 | El Diario Vasco

Alicante, centro del debate sobre el futuro de la Inteligencia Artificial

¿En qué punto nos encontramos? ¿Hacia dónde avanza la IA? ¿Y en España? Todas esas cuestiones estarán en el aire el próximo 18 de noviembre durante el II Congreso Internacional de Inteligencia Artificial.

Octubre 2019 | El Independiente

Los datos sobre humanos son (casi) sobrehumanos, por su enorme utilidad | Nuria Oliver

El mundo del 'big data' se adhiere a nuestro comportamiento de tal manera que ha surgido una nueva rama del saber: las ciencias sociales computacionales.

Junio 2019 | Vodafone Empresas

Can tracking people through phone-call data improve lives?

Researchers have analysed anonymized phone records of tens of millions of people in low-income countries. Critics question whether the benefits outweigh the risks.

May 2019 | Amy Maxmen | Nature

Iniciativa global discute como Big Data pode ajudar o bem comum no Brasil

O evento tem como objetivo conscientizar sobre o potencial do uso de Big Data para a construção de políticas públicas e soluções para problemas sociais.

Maio 2019 | Folha de S. Paulo

Data Collaboration for the Common Good. Enabling Trust and Innovation Through Public-Private Partnerships | Insight Report

Our open-sourced project OPAL is cited as a platform created "to serve as a decentralized means of accessing private-sector data globally."

April 2019 | Wold Economic Forum

A New Take On Privacy By Design, p. 32

A project launched in Senegal and Colombia aims to prove it’s possible to securely and ethically extract private sector data forthe public good.

February 2019 | Les Echos - The Innovator

Nos données peuvent-elles servir l'intérêt général?

De plus en plus de voix s'élèvent pour demander que les données collectées par les entreprises privées soient mises au service de la collectivité.

Janvier 2019 | Jaques Henno | Les Echos

How to use data for decision-making without exposing the data? | Emmanuel Letouzé

Dr. Emmanuel Letouzé (Director of Data-Pop Alliance) talks about how data can provide valuable insights for policies and decision-making.

December 2018 | UNESCO IPDCtalks

CiuDATA Segura: un mapa de datos hacia la paz, p. 68

En su avance para combatir la inseguridad, Medellín sabe cuándo, dónde y cómo suceden los hechos violentos. Con la inclusión de una cuarta respuesta, el porqué, se crearán políticas públicas más oportunas para brindar mayor bienestar social.

Diciembre 2018 | Revista LINK


Q&A: Big Data to help society when it’s industrialised

Big data is limited to pilots and case studies and cannot yet be industrialised, holding back efforts to use it for social good, says Emmanuel Letouze.

November 2018 | Anita Makri | SciDevNet

Big Data, también para mejorar el mundo

Es el llamado big data social, que no es otra cosa que, a partir de una ingente recopilación de datos y su adecuado análisis, puede utilizarse para construir un mundo mejor.

Diciembre 2018 | Diario Responsable

What leaders can learn from Facebook's data debacle

For Facebook, a great responsibility comes with having 2.1 billion users across the globe, according to Emmanuel Letouzé, director of the Data Pop Alliance.

April 2018 | Ama Marston | CNN

UN Launches Initiatives to Unleash Big Data for Sustainable Development

Announcement of the launch of a training program with UNSSC and Data-Pop Alliance, a partnership of the UNSD and Esri, and DPA's 12-point plan on privacy and governance

January 2018 | Delia Paul | The International Institute for Sustainable Development (IISD)

Mettre le Big Data privé au service du bien public

Le projet Open Algorithm vise à utiliser les données d'entreprises privées pour des actions de développement.

Décembre 2016 | Benoît Gorges | Les Echos

Another Side Of Big Data: Big Data For Social Good

Letouze’ research and work focuses on Big Data’s application and implications in areas including poverty and inequality, crime, climate change, human rights, and economic and ecological fragility.

September 2016 | Randy Bean | Forbes

Open algorithms: A new paradigm for using private data for social good

Few data collected are actually used to improve people's lives or in the design of better public policies. How can we turn this around, ensuring that information is used in a privacy-conscientious and inclusive way?

July 2016 | Emmanuel Letouzé and Thomas Roca | Devex

Building Literacy for the Data Generation

Emmanuel Letouzé talks the 'data generation', digital trends, data literacy, and how "one need not become a 'data scientist' to have a voice in the age of data.

December 2015 | The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

Alex 'Sandy' Pentland on taking action with big data

Alex "Sandy" Pentland, Academic Director for MIT Media Lab of Data-Pop Alliance, is a pioneer in organizational engineering, mobile information systems and computational social science.

October 2015 | Catherine Lawson | WIRED

Democratizing Big Data Starts with Dialogue: Q&A with Emmanuel Letouzé

The Data-Pop Alliance director and co-founder discusses how the understanding of the relationship between Big Data and human rights is evolving.

July 2015 | The MasterCard Center for Inclusive Growth

Big data to create new ecosystem of decision-makers

Big data is not data, but rather a new ecosystem with a variety of stakeholders, skill sets and mentalities — one with the potential to fundamentally change societies much in same the way the Internet has.

May 2015 | Kelli Rogers | Devex

Interview with Emmanuel Letouzé, Data-Pop Alliance on Big Data and Human Rights – A Complex Affair

We discuss the founding story of Data-Pop Alliance, the applications and implications of Big Data on Human Rights and the need for penetration of Data Literacy.

April 2015 | Anmol Rajpurohit | KDnuggets

Data for Development

UC Berkeley demographer (and cartoonist) Emmanuel Letouzé seeks to reduce the gap in statistical data available about populations in developing nations.

April 2015 | Joy Neumeyer | Berkeley Social Matrix

Off the map

Rich countries are deluged with data; developing ones are suffering from drought. In Africa fewer than half of births are recorded; some countries have not taken a census in decades. The self-built slums that ring many Latin American cities are poorly mapped.

November 2014 | The Economist

Cell-Phone Data Might Help Predict Ebola’s Spread

Mobility data from an African mobile-phone carrier could help researchers recommend where to focus health-care efforts.

August 2014 | David Talbot | MIT Technology Review

Big Data for Development: Facts and Figures

What is big data, and could it transform development policy? Emmanuel Letouzé takes a close look at this emerging field.

April 2014| Emmanuel Letouzé | SciDev

How Big Data can Transform Society for the Better

The digital traces we leave behind each day reveal more about us than we know. This could become a privacy nightmare—or it could be the foundation of a healthier, more prosperous world.

October 2013 | Alex Pentland | Scientific American

Reinventing society in the wake of big data

With Big Data we can now begin to actually look at the details of social interaction and how those play out, and are no longer limited to averages like market indices or election results.

2012 | Edge