Artificial intelligence is not such a new idea as many think. The term itself was coined in the 1950s. There’s been talk of ethics round it, too, for more than half a century. But debates on this today are different, for several reasons.
Between 2017 and 2019, May First’s Technology and Revolution Convergence campaign brought together over 1,400 activists in 25 local and regional sessions held in the United States and Mexico to foster open discussions about the role of technology in revolutionary change.
Equity in digital access in Africa is far from being a reality. There is also a paucity of women in technology-related careers and more broadly in STEM. Nodumo Dhlamini explores the necessity of mentoring for women to make them confident users and implementers of ICT tools and solutions.
Targeting "the gap" between women and men in access to the internet is fundamental in reaching the goal of access for all.
Research suggests that women are underrepresented at every level in technology. Why is this the case? And how do we educate, hire, and retain more women in it?
At APC, awareness of climate change and its relationship with information and communications technologies (ICTs) has been an integral part of our work since we were born, in 1990.
We are re-launching the Betinho Communications Prize, which will go to the most significant contribution in using the internet for social justice and development. And we are doing it at a very symbolic time for APC.