Contact tracing apps are the digital way of fighting the spread of COVID-19. We look at the benefits and drawbacks of these apps, and the global challenges and national responses regarding them.
Humanity is already facing challenges posed by water scarcity. We look at how Digital technology can help and can improve the accessibility, safety, and usability of water resources.
Today’s computers can only solve problems up to a certain size and complexity. More complex issues require advanced computational power, and quantum computing promises to deliver such power.
In January 2020, news about the coronavirus broke out. Social media posts, mapping tools and online news sources keep people informed. Major tech actors are also getting involved in addressing the coronavirus.
In November 2019, the Internet Society announced its intention to sell Public Interest Registry – the registry for .org – to investment firm Ethos Capital for US$1.135 billion, generating controversy.
Countries are increasingly understanding that they need to take advantage of AI progress. Many are elaborating national AI strategies and plans, and implications of AI advancements.
The health space is becoming increasingly reliant on technology, not only to revolutionise health care, but also to continue and maintain its services and products at a societally accepted level.
Facebook joined forces with 21 organisation to create the ‘Libra Association’ to manage global cryptocurrency Libra. We look at the implications of this decision on Internet governance issues.