Mozilla's third annual examination of the internet, its impact on society and how it influences our everyday lives. Growing movements to protect digital privacy, build more responsible artificial intelligence, and rein in the power of the eight big tech companies were cited as the most positive developments for a healthier internet, while pervasive AI bias, biometrics abuse, and increased government censorship are named the most disturbing trends according to 2019 Internet Health Report.
This report explores the human rights impacts of ar- tificial intelligence (“AI”) technologies. It highlights the risks that AI, algorithms, machine learning, and related technologies may pose to human rights, while also recognizing the opportunities these tech- nologies present to enhance the enjoyment of the rights enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (“UDHR”).
This is the first discussion paper of the Brookfield Institute for Innovation + Entrepreneurship research series aiming to help policymakers and other stakeholders understand the growing need for digital literacy in Canada’s workforce. It sets out our initial thinking on the need for digital knowledge and skills, what digital literacy comprises, and a framework for understanding digital skills.