World Leaders in AIWS Award Updates
Co-founder of AIWS.net, Professor Alex Pentland, promoted as Board Member of the Michael Dukakis Institute and Boston Global Forum

Co-founder of AIWS.net, Professor Alex Pentland, promoted as Board Member of the Michael Dukakis Institute and Boston Global Forum

Professor Alex ‘Sandy’ Pentland, Director of MIT Connection Science, co-founder of the AI World Society Innovation Network (AIWS.net), co-author of Social Contract for the AI Age, Distinguished Contributor of the book Remaking the World – Toward an Age of Global...

UCLA Professor Judea Pearl is named 2020 World Leader in the Artificial Intelligence World Society

UCLA Professor Judea Pearl is named 2020 World Leader in the Artificial Intelligence World Society

Professor Judea Pearl has been named World Leader of 2020 by the Artificial Intelligence World Society for his watershed work on quantifying cause-and-effect relationships in statistical analysis. This is a significant leap forward because statisticians heretofore focused on correlations, and remained mute on causality as being within their analytical realm.

Merkel, mulling troops in Lithuania, backs dialogue with Russia

( May 2nd, 2016) German Chancellor Angela Merkel supports maintaining steady dialogue with Vladimir Putin’s Russia even as Berlin considers deploying several hundred German troops to Lithuania as part of a NAT0 force of some 1,000 troops there meant to discourage...

Abe to have pre-summit talks with some G7 leaders this week

(May 2nd, 2016) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe will visit Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Britain and Russia this week for talks with their leaders. Mr. Abe will exchange views on the world economy and other major issues to be discussed at a G7 Summit that Japan...

Five G7 leaders to meet in Germany

( April 25th, 2016) In what seems at least in part preparation for the G7 Summit coming up May 26-27 in Japan,  German Chancellor Angela Merkel, a G7 nation, hosted a meeting April 25 of leaders from G7 members Italy, France,  the United States  and Britain. The other...

Merkel tries to split difference in spat over insult of Turkish leader

(April 18th, 2016) This shows just how much German Chancellor Angela Merkel (and other European leaders) depend on Turkey’s help in helping to stem the flood of refugees  into Europe from Syria: Mrs. Merkel is allowing to proceed a criminal investigation of a comic,...