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Interview: Internet Society Director Callum Voge talks human rights online
Domen Savič, director of Citizen D, which promotes digital rights, communication privacy and digital security, media regulation and citizen participation in politics, interviewed Callum Voge, the Internet Society’s director of government affairs and advocacy.
Domen Savič, Callum Voge  |  Nov  08,  2023
Web Summit appoints former Wikipedia boss Katherine Maher as CEO
Next month’s Web Summit in Lisbon bills itself as gathering “together the people and companies redefining the global tech industry.” Ex-Wikipedia head Katherine Maher will bring all her experience to bear as she takes the helm as chief executive of this year’s gala event.
Katherine Farrell  |  Oct  30,  2023
Looking for a doctoral student
The Yuan contributor Ricardo Vinuesa seeks a doctoral student interested in studying data-driven fluid and climate theory at KTH in Sweden.
Ricardo Vinuesa  |  Sep  15,  2023
Doug Lenat (1950-2023) was a true giant in the global AI community
Doug Lenat, a prominent computer scientist and AI researcher, recently passed away from cancer. Fellow AI expert Gary Marcus reflects on Lenat’s achievements and legacy, as well as the impact he had on the AI community and what lessons there are for the future.
Gary Marcus  |  Sep  12,  2023
MidrashBot exemplifies the workings of experimental ‘faith bots’
AI&F created the GAI MidrashBot experimental faith chatbot. The Yuan asked ex-Microsoft exec Shanen Boettcher, who has a PhD in human-machine communication and AI from the Univ. of St Andrews, and Jeremy Kirshbaum, co-founder of innovation consultancy Handshake, how it works.
Shanen Boettcher  |  Aug  30,  2023
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