Publicado en El Nuevo Día por Sharon Minelli Pérez
La emprendedora y activista Laura Gómez arroja luz sobre el poder de AI para fomentar mayor inclusión.
“Toda parte de nuestras vidas va a ser tecnología. Decir que no eres parte de la tecnología será casi como decir que no existes”. Enmarcada en esta visión -que se va convirtiendo en realidad de forma acelerada con la inteligencia artificial (AI) y todas las tecnologías de automatización y predicción- la emprendedora Laura I. Gómez advirtió que “AI va a perpetuar el racismo y los prejuicios que tenemos si solo la construyen humanos con esos prejuicios”.
This past week, dozens of both aspiring and well-established entrepreneurs gathered at the Centro Unido de Detallistas for a forum commemorating International Women’s Day The day-long event, “Empresaria, ¡Empodérate!” consisted of various panels, covering issues such as the development of new business models, gaining access to capital, exportation, and innovation and technology. As this year’s International Women’s Day theme was #PressForProgress, the element of gender parity was also a frequently discussed topic at the forum.
Last week, San Juan’s Convention Center was home to EXPO Puerto Rico, a multi-sector industry event organized by the Puerto Rico Trade & Export Co. where dozens of international buyers had the chance to interact with over 100 different local and international businesses. The event consisted of forums on commerce, international trade and technology, as well as workshops on tax incentives and tools to develop small and midsize business, as well as companies who are dedicated to export services, global branding and e-commerce.
Piloto 151 coworking space announced the creation of the Puerto Rico Government Blockchain Association (GBA) Chapter, a private membership organization that seeks to assist government and public sector people and organizations understand, implement and benefit from blockchain-related technologies and capabilities.
With the objective of promoting a truly effective and efficient rebuild of Puerto Rico enabled by a coherent digital strategy, the “Dear Fiscal Board” speaker series will hold its third conference on November 16th in Washington, D.C.
“From Insurgency to the New Normal” opens the conversation on an unparalleled opportunity to build new digital institutions that will transform Puerto Rico and ensure we succeed in a path towards fiscal stability and economic prosperity.
For any government in the 21st century, the policy will not work if the technology doesn’t work. Lets take a look at what is working!