World Leaders in AIWS Award Updates
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.

Cybersecurity expert Hypponen says ‘cyberwar’ is the right term

(April 18th, 2016) International cybersecurity leader Mikko Hypponen of Finland now accepts the need to use the word “cyberwar.’’ Not many security experts like the term 'cyberwar', and Mikko Hyppönen used to be one of them. But in the wake of recent attacks  by...

BGF’s CEO promotes Global Citizenship at his alma mater

(April 11st, 2016) On March 20, Nguyen Anh Tuan, CEO and co-founder of The Boston Global Forum (BGF), gave a keynote speech to help celebrate the 70th anniversary of one of Vietnam’s leading high schools,  the Ngo Sy Lien School, in Bac Giang, Vietnam. In the speech,...

Abe says G7 Summit leaders will discuss Ukraine

(April 11st, 2016) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe assured visiting Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko last week that G7 leaders meeting at their summit in Japan on May 26-27 would discuss  Russia’s seizure of Crimea in 2014 and  its continuing support of...

Merkel defends E.U.-Turkish deal on refugees

(April 11st, 2016) German Chancellor Angela Merkel has defended the European Union’s agreement with Turkey aimed at stemming the flood of refugees into Europe from the Mideast. Before the deal, Mrs. Merkel had been under increasing domestic political pressure, mostly...

More progress on resolving “comfort women’’ issue

(April 4th, 2016) This may be a sign of  a further tightening of relations between South Korea and Japan,  perhaps accelerated by their common concerns about North Korean and Chinese aggressiveness,  as well as by  Japan’s desires to create an upbeat mood for the G7...

The basics of Global Citizenship Education

(April 4th, 2016) The United Nations’ Global Citizenship Education program is a form of education of civic values in which the world is seen as global village where learning involves students' active participation in projects that address global social, political,...