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Noteworthy Information
[Intermediate] Ad-free Private Search

Neeva, a Silicon-Valley-based startup building “ad-free private search”, without a public product yet, apparently has raised $77.5 million so far according to Crunchbase. They seem to have had the inside track at Greylock — good for them — with a very “fundable” entrepreneur at the helm, but nevertheless this is not a small amount for what must be pre-customer, pre-revenue or close to it focusing entirely on privacy with a $5/month subscription business model.

[Advanced] SARS-CoV-2 Infection Rates of Antibody-Positive

Full title: SARS-CoV-2 infection rates of antibody-positive compared with antibody-negative health-care workers in England: a large, multicentre, prospective cohort study. in short: If you had COVID, less chances to get infected again in most individuals - but does not tell anything about vaccinated people.

[Advanced] Mapping Career Causeways User Guide

Nesta’s Mapping Career Causeways project, supported by J.P. Morgan, applies state-of-the-art data science methods to create an algorithm that recommends job transitions and retraining to workers, with a focus on supporting those at high risk of automation.

[Simple] Europe seeks to limit use of AI in society

The use of facial recognition for surveillance, or algorithms that manipulate human behaviour, will be banned under proposed EU regulations on artificial intelligence.

[Intermediate] Big Tech’s guide to talking about AI ethics

The tech giants have developed a new vocabulary to use when they want to assure the public that they care deeply about developing AI responsibly—but want to make sure they don’t invite too much scrutiny. Here’s an insider’s guide to decoding their language and challenging the assumptions and values baked in.


Questions Asked
[Advanced] Feminist Futures Helsinki

Join in this online hackathon as a collective space for imagining creative and radical futures. Open to all applicants based in Finland (we will make exceptions for applicants based abroad who feel they can contribute in the Finnish context), no hackathon experience needed! This past year has made the social and economic divides in society (locally and globally) more evident than ever. This hackathon challenges the notion that complex, societal issues can be fixed by technology alone. Feminism asks us to analyse and challenge institutionalised power, to embrace empathy and emotion, and to think beyond binary structures - that's what we aim to do together in this hackathon.


Tools
Pulse Policy

Pulse Privacy is the simplest way to deliver a world-class website policy experience for customers and protect your business, in just a few easy clicks.


MyData Internals

Board and Steering Committee

Community

Recurring calls:

Other postings:

  • Matthias shared the news that a group around Visions, Knowledge Innovation Center, and 1001Lakes won the DAPSI project from the European Commission to build a tool to automate the governance and contractual management of the skills data space.
  • Karolina posted a leak of the European Commission's "Regulation on a European Approach for Artifical Intelligence" that is planned to be officially released on April 21st
  • Ansku offered to conduct a mediation process to resolve tensions, disputes and conflicts in working environments.
  • Teemu invited anyone to share innovative MyData-spirited cases with libraries
  • Ansku provides an update on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion development for MyData Global and the MyData Community

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