Building a Digital City for All

November 13, 2019

In its pursuit for innovation, Chicago is considering inclusion from the start. For its smart city efforts to work, government officials and partners are working to include people with disabilities, reading difficulties, language challenges and other barriers on their quest toward digital equality.

Why Digital Equity Depends on Democratized Data

November 6, 2019

How can data scientists and “virtual government” leaders use data to improve services, make policy changes, and plan for the future when data is missing from the digitally absent?

Leveraging AI for Good – A Global Opportunity for Policy-Makers

September 2, 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) is often considered the key technology of the 21st century. A human-centered approach to AI will be …

Pentagon Projects Move Military into AI Arena

April 25, 2019

Artificial intelligence is changing the way the United States Department of Defense and the Pentagon does business. The recently created Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) will focus on a wide variety of projects, such as using machine learning to label thousands of drone video images in its counterterrorism efforts.

How Massachusetts Gets Ready for 2030

April 22, 2019

Dell Technologies Chairman and CEO Michael Dell, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker, and local government and business leaders came together this month to discuss how Massachusetts can continue to lead on emerging technology and its implementation in the workplace.

Helping Convicts Start Fresh

April 8, 2019

Searchable databases and automated forms are having a huge impact on the lives of the formerly incarcerated in parts of California.