Inside the Digital Society: AI hopes and fears

2 months 3 weeks ago

Our columnist wades into the polarising debates LLMs and AI have inspired this year about how they will change our lives for good and ill, and explores a question central to the international fora discussing the future of this technology.

gaurav

Meta is silencing genocide

2 months 3 weeks ago

Meta claims that it respects people's freedom of expression, but has historically been intentionally silencing Palestinian voices and those standing for Palestine. So how do we hold it accountable?

lori

Will Starlink help magnify global inequality?

3 months ago

The two main direct-to-consumer LEO satellite constellations, Starlink and Project Kuiper, are funded by the second and third wealthiest persons on the planet and represent global capitalism's end game. In the second of his two-part series, the author explains how they may not be viable and are certainly exclusionary, extractivist and technological colonialism at its worst. 

deborap

Starlink and inequality

3 months ago

Who can say no to a project that promises internet access for everyone? Starlink, a global Low Earth Orbit (LEO) satellite constellation, has dominated the news with its service availability in several African countries. In the first of a two-part series, the author examines the business model of retail LEO constellations and asks if we might actually be better off without them.

deborap

Joint civil society statement on outcomes of the UNGA 78 Third Committee

3 months ago

APC and other civil society organisations marked the conclusion of the UN General Assembly's 78th Third Committee session with observations on both thematic and country-specific outcomes, and urged all states to implement the commitments made during this session to their full extent.

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