Issue no. 23 of the Geneva Digital Watch newsletter, published on 31 August 2017, by the Geneva Internet Platform (GIP) and DiploFoundation. Contributors: Stephanie Borg Psaila, Jovan Kurbalija, Virginia Paque, Marilia Maciel, Roxana Radu, Vladimir Radunović, Barbara Rosen Jacobson, Sorina Teleanu. Design by Viktor Mijatović, layout by Aleksandar Nedeljkov, Diplo’s CreativeLab
It was undoubtedly the summer of artificial intelligence (AI), as developments in the field of AI and robotics picked up pace worldwide.
Countries are elaborating national AI development strategies, as well as addressing the economical, social, and ethical implications of AI advancements.
China, for example, has just announced its AI development plan, aimed at making the country the world leader in AI by 2030. In G