• 10th edition of the European Robotics Forum
    News article11 December 2018

    The European Robotics Forum is an annual event aimed to bring together the community of robotics in Europe. This year’s edition will host a major exhibition where companies, universities and research institutes will showcase the most advanced European prototypes, products, services and projects funded under EU’s Horizon 2020 research programme.

    The forum will be held at the JW Marriott Grand Hotel in Bucharest, Romania, between the 20th and 22nd of March 2019 while its General Assembly will meet on the 19th of March 2019 at the Politehnica University of Bucharest.

    For more inf

  • EBU - Impact of AI on Media
    News article11 December 2018

    The European Broadcasting Union is developing an  AI strategy for all public service broadcasters in Europe.

    In this frame, a workshop on the "Impact of AI on Media" will take place on the 8th and 9th of November, at EBUs headquarters in Geneva.

    This workshop will provide provide information on Artificial Intelligence and its likely impact on broadcasting, by trying to answer the following questions:

    • What is AI, practically?
    • What can reasonably be expected?
    • What motivates adopters?
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  • High-level digitising industry meeting: focus on AI
    News article11 December 2018

    Discussion on the final version of the Coordinated Plan on the development of Artificial Intelligence Made in Europe - 2018

  • ICT 2018 Conference
    News article11 December 2018

    The conference programme of the 2018 edition will feature 6 plenary sessions on topics such as Artificial Intelligence, Next Generation Internet, Digital Skills and High-Performance Computing. Speakers from policy circles, academia, civil society and industry will highlight their perspectives and priorities, and discuss how each can contribute to the successful digital transformation of Europe.

  • Erasmus Descartes Conference 2018 - Artificial Intelligence
    News article11 December 2018

    On the 15th and the 16th of November 2018 the Erasmus-Descartes Conference will be coming back to Paris, organised by the Dutch embassy in cooperation with the French embassy in the Netherlands and under the auspices of the Initiative Franco-Néerlandaise (IFN). The conference, which took place for the first time in 2002, has since been held alternately in Paris and Amsterdam. It seeks to encourage partnerships between France and the Netherlands, and is a key event in the countries' bilateral relations.

    In this year's edition, 150 experts from the private sector, civil societ

  • 2nd Workshop of the AI HLEG
    News article11 December 2018

    On the 13th of December, the AI HLEG will hold a workshop to advance the work on the draft AI Ethics Guidelines and the Policy & Investment Recommendations, which are now increasingly taking shape.

    Besides the 52 experts of the AI HLEG, the workshop will also be attended by members of the AI HLEG reserve list, as well as a number of ad hoc experts and Commission officials.

    Given the great interest from members of the Alliance to join the workshop, we have created the opportunity to follow the workshop live via the following

  • Slides from the AI HLEG Meeting of 8 November 2018
    News article11 December 2018

    These are the slides that were presented at the Meeting of the High-Level Expert Group on AI which took place on 8 November 2018 in Brussels.

  • Report from the Data Science &amp; Law Forum 27 September 2018 (Microsoft Center)
    News article11 December 2018

    On 27 September, Microsoft brought together experts from scientific research, academia, civil society and legal practice to discuss the various dimensions of AI law: how  competition, intellectual property and product liability law will apply to AI; and the ethical imperative for AI to benefit mankind, as well as to advance human understanding and oversight.

    This report summarizes the presentations and discussions from the Forum’s plenaries and  roundtables. It is not meant to reflect Microsoft’s positions on any particular issue. Instead, this report reflects our best effort to capt

  • Logic, the foundation of mathematics
    News article11 December 2018

    This is a ninth block in this blockchain.

    SHA256: b6b76773264bcf656c729fbc674c0f6dd67852647795731804f550f34762e33b

    One of previous blocks is available at:


  • Guidelines for developing responsible bots
    News article11 December 2018

    As more of our partners, clients and customers set out to design conversational interfaces such as chatbots and virtual assistants, they often ask us for advice on how to develop these technologies in a way that will benefit people while also maintaining their trust. We've developed guidelines for responsible development of conversational artificial intelligence, based on what we have learned both through our own cross-company work focused on responsible AI and by listening to our customers and partners.