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Data & AI
Data is evidence, and big data sets gives us access to huge analytic and evidence-informed opportunities. However, data is never neutral, it comes with risks.
It also presents challenges to the ordinary way of analysing and understanding problems. How do you sort through 40,000 pages of testimony to find the missing link? Artificial Intelligence (in its broadest sense) can help digest information, but it raises ethical and technical challenges of its own.
GDPR: Challenges and Opportunities in Innovation
In the environment of technological innovation, one of the most important factors to take into consideration is data protection and data responsibility. As society and the government grow increasingly aware of the many applications of data science, there is an increasing need to ensure that protocols and best practices are in place to avoid abuse of individuals' privacy. Under this theme, our Data Protection Officer, Joanna van der Merwe, was invited to talk at an Unleashing Innovation event in Amsterdam. Below our discussion with her about how it went
ChitChat: A Chatbot to support WFP
“The chatbot allows me to ask for information from WFP through my mobile phone.”