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Good morning, this is Zelda bringing you the latest tech news, with the return of our resilience podcast series.

We'll look for hope in innovative education with Tsinghua University's x-lab director Pearl Mao. We'll reflect on the latest World Economic Forum report on ethics and technology, and consider Geneva's role as a centre for internet governance.

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Zelda Chauvet, Geneva

16.12.2020


Today’s reason for hope


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Director of Tsinghua University x-lab, Pearl Mao.

Pearl Mao: 'We're using entrepreneurial thinking to inspire collective action'. Director of Tsinghua University's x-lab, Pearl Mao, shares her experience in engaging and inspiring students to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals in an innovative way in our podcast series, Conversations on Resilience.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

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Designing an ethical use of technology. The WEF presents a new report with advice to companies on how to address the ethical challenges that arise with using new technologies.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

What if Geneva became the world centre for health data governance? The authors of the new study, 'Health Data Governance: What’s in it for Switzerland?', share their findings.

Geneva Solutions (EN)

Switzerland, an honest mediator in the digital world. Switzerland has defined its "digital foreign policy". It shows how the country understands itself and intends to position itself in the digital age.

Swissinfo.ch (FR)

Here's what else is happening


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Source: University of Bristol.

Research reveals unexpected insights into early dinosaur’s brain, eating habits and agility. A pioneering reconstruction of the brain belonging to one of the earliest dinosaurs to roam the Earth has shed new light on its possible diet and ability to move fast.

University of Bristol (EN)

Spotlight


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🎧 The Geneva Solutions Podcast - Conversations on Resilience, with Pearl Mao. We are happy to share the fourth episode of our Geneva Solutions podcast series, Conversations on Resilience. Today, our guest is Tsinghua University x-lab director, Pearl Mao, whose team organise an innovation festival in partnership with the University of Geneva.


Next on the agenda


14-16 December | String Data 2020. A workshop to exchange ideas and applications of machine learning, AI, and data science.

CERN (EN)

15-17 December | ITU AI/ML in 5G Grand Challenge Finale. Innovative AI/ML solutions to address some of the problems that network operators face.

AI for Good (EN)

18 December | Intersectionality and Procedural Rhetoric in Vegan Video Games. A talk led by Deborah Madsen.

University of Geneva (EN)

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