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Will Democracy Survive Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
We are in the middle of a technological upheaval that will transform the way society is organized. We must make the right decisions now. Enlightenment is man’s emergence from his self-imposedExpand
Big data for development: applications and techniques
This study provides a review of existing BD4D work to study the impact of big data on the development of society, and highlights important challenges and open issues. Expand
Big Data ethics
The speed of development in Big Data and associated phenomena, such as social media, has surpassed the capacity of the average consumer to understand his or her actions and their knock-on effects. WeExpand
Crisis analytics: big data-driven crisis response
The history and the future of big crisis data analytics are introduced, along with a discussion on its promise, enabling technologies, challenges, and pitfalls. Expand
Blockchain for humanitarian action and development aid
Blockchain technology is swiftly entering the fields of humanitarian and development aid. While it has the potential to revolutionize the aid sector, e.g., through pairing smart contracts withExpand
Big data, privacy and COVID-19 – learning from humanitarian expertise in data protection
The COVID-19 pandemic leads governments around the world to resort to tracking technology and other data-driven tools in order to monitor and curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2. Such large-scale incursionExpand
Digital Identity and the Blockchain: Universal Identity Management and the Concept of the ‘Self-Sovereign’ Individual
While ‘classical’ human identity has kept philosophers busy since millennia, ‘Digital Identity’ seems primarily machine related. Telephone numbers, E-Mail inboxes, or Internet Protocol (IP)-addressesExpand
Decentralized Network Governance: Blockchain Technology and the Future of Regulation
It is argued that the current dominant modes of governance are inadequate in understanding governance in the digital domain and are poorly equipped to conceptualize novel forms of governance such as decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Expand
International Law and Humanitarian Assistance : A Crosscut Through Legal Issues Pertaining to Humanitarianism
It is becoming increasingly apparent that there are major gaps in International Humanitarian Law and Public International Law in the area of humanitarian assistance. In response internationalExpand
Digital Identity and the Blockchain: Universal Identity Management and the Concept of the “Self-Sovereign” Individual
Despite the undeniable potential for the management of identity, it is suggested that particularly at this point in time there is a clear need to make detailed (non-technological) governance decisions impacting the general design and implementation of self-sovereign identity systems. Expand