Robotics

30October, 2016

IFIP President Raises Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the ITU World Standardization Assembly

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Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems were the focus when IFIP President, Professor Mike Hinchey, presented at the ITU World Telecommunication Standardisation Assembly (WTSA-16) in Tunisia.

Professor Hinchey, who has worked with AI systems for over 15 years in his capacity as a consultant to NASA’s Space Program, explored the question of, “How do we trust AI systems?”

Held […]

29October, 2016

AI XPRIZE Deadline Looms

By |October 29th, 2016|Events, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

There’s just over two weeks until the early bird deadline to register for the Artificial Intelligence XPRIZE Competition.

Designed to encourage AI experts to apply their skills to solve a grand challenge, the $5 million AI XPRIZE competition has extended the registration dates to 15 November 2016 for the Early Bird ($500) registration and 15 January […]

25October, 2016

IFIP President to Raise Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the World Standardization Assembly

By |October 25th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

Media Release  
IFIP President to Raise Concerns About Artificial Intelligence at the
World Standardization Assembly
Tuesday 25 October 2016 – Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems will be the focus when Professor Mike Hinchey, president of the global ICT professional association, IFIP (International Federation for Information Processing) presents at this week’s ITU World Telecommunication Standardization Assembly (WTSA-16) in Tunisia.

Professor […]

5September, 2016

Robots and Sexuality in a World First Conference Program

By |September 5th, 2016|Events, IFIP, Robotics, social media|0 Comments

Media Release
Robots and Sexuality in a World First Conference Program
 
ICT Experts Gather in Salford, UK This Week to Explore Issues of  Technology and Intimacy
 

5 September 2016: Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope this week at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater Manchester from 7-9 […]

1September, 2016

IFIP Partners with XPRIZE in Support of IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence XPRIZE

By |September 1st, 2016|Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE

 
IFIP Partners with XPRIZE in Support of IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence (AI) XPRIZE
 

1 September 2016: The global ICT professional association, International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP), has signed a formal Advocate Partnership Agreement with XPRIZE to leverage its extensive membership and relationship base in support of the new $5M IBM Watson Artificial Intelligence (AI) […]

10August, 2016

IFIP HCC12 Focus on Technology and Sexuality Strikes a Chord

By |August 10th, 2016|Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics, social media|0 Comments

Interest is growing in HCC12, to be held in Salford, UK this September.  The 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference has attracted unprecedented interest from researchers, practitioners and journalists around the world for its focus on technology and sexuality.

With keynote speakers including Professor Charles Ess from the University of Oslo on: “What’s […]

4July, 2016

World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality

By |July 4th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|2 Comments

12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference Takes the Theme of  “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion?”

Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater Manchester from 7-9 September this year.

The conference, which will be the first to explore […]

28June, 2016

World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality

By |June 28th, 2016|Ethics, Events, Home Slider, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

Media Release
World First Conference Explores the Impact of Technology on Sexuality
12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers Conference Takes the Theme of  “Technology and Intimacy: Choice or Coercion?”
Tuesday 28 June 2016: Robots and sexuality will come under the microscope at the 12th IFIP TC9 Human Choice and Computers (HCC12) Conference at MediaCityUK in Salford, Greater […]

27May, 2016

Irish Computer Society Tech Week 2016 a Big Success

By |May 27th, 2016|Events, Home Slider, ICT in Schools, IFIP, Robotics|0 Comments

It’s been another fantastic year for Ireland’s festival of technology, Tech Week 2016. Tens of thousands of students, parents, teachers and members of the public participated in the various activities, with technology enthusiasts organising events all across Ireland including career talks, workshops, lectures, coding activities and much more.

A multi-component initiative of the Irish Computer Society, […]

9September, 2015

Women Take the Spotlight at the IFIP World Computer Congress 2015

By |September 9th, 2015|Big Data, Cloud Computing, Events, ICT in Schools, IFIP, IoT - Internet of Things, Professionalism in ICT, Robotics, WCC|0 Comments

MEDIA RELEASE
Women Take the Spotlight at the IFIP World Computer Congress 2015
Women to Present Three of Seven Plenary Addresses at
Global ICT Gathering in South Korea
Wednesday 9 September 2015 – Women ICT professionals will present three of the seven plenary addresses at next month’s IFIP World Computer Congress 2015 (WCC 2015) being held in Daejeon, South […]