The starting point for many conversations around AI is based on the fear felt by many over the future of jobs. There is substance to this, in my view, but there are certainly only a fraction of jobs, if any, that will not be affected by AI in the relatively short term. This has happened … Continue reading AI for Government is Like AI Everywhere Else
Big Data and Civ Tech – Mutually Compatible?
How Big Data and Artificial Intelligence impact Democracy and open a door for Civ Tech In Scientific American, a group of academics recently asked: "Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence?" The piece told us, "in 2016 we produced as much data as in the entire history of humankind through 2015." This is important progress. In the age … Continue reading Big Data and Civ Tech – Mutually Compatible?
What is Civ Tech? The New Wave of Startups
A new movement has arrived: Civ Tech. Civ Tech is a relatively recent term encompassing businesses seeking to positively disrupt government through technology.