The real ethical dimension of AI lies in the thought processes that occurred before the coders were brought in, combined with the mindset and world views of the coders themselves.
How does the UK’s new national institute for data science plan to spend a gift of $5 million in Azure cloud-computing credits in 2017?
The government’s digital progress faces some roadblocks, large enterprise use cases aplenty and an example of why companies should rethink their training processes.
While the tech industry promotes diversity and globalization, politics has been moving in the opposite direction. Inclusion must reach the left-behind too.
Another year over, a new one about to begin. Andrew Lawson, SVP, North Europe, Middle East & Africa and Managing Director, UK & Ireland at Salesforce, gets out his crystal ball to place some bets on 2017 tech.
With major new agreements settling legal issues, Airbnb just executed a major shift. But some are debating who won the deal. Turns out dealmaking is pretty disruptive after all.
SAP takes a stand on workplace diversity and inclusion, arguing that enterprises who do likewise can beat the talent shortage and build business growth
At diginomica, we like to grapple with digital skills and services industry disruptions. We often find ourselves in the middle of debates over the gig economy or work futures. Here's my hand-picked best-of from our coverage of "The new professional and IT as a service."
Microsoft has promised to link executive bonuses to workforce diversity goals after the number of females in its ranks fell for the second year running. But with so many other issues to tackle, including the gender pay gap, will it be enough?
Although employee diversity programmes are now pretty widespread as tech companies scrabble to tackle the ever-widening skills gap, the same is not true in relation to third party suppliers. But large tech vendors such as IBM and Intel, which have been diligently working away in this space for years, have lots of lessons to share.
The US election didn't go the way Marc Benioff would have hoped, but the Salesforce CEO remains optimistic - as well he might given the firm's stellar Q3 numbers. Onwards to $20 billion?
Sometimes PR pitches gone wrong turn right. This one did. A chat on AI recruiting trends turned into a provocative discussion on machine learning ethics. CEO Shon Burton made his case for how HiringSolved helps to recruit diverse candidates - but he didn't duck the difficult AI issues.
LEGO has snuffed out its relationship with The Daily Mail - this is an important move that needs to snowball.