Inteligência Artificial

Is it possible to use artificial intelligence to determine the sexual orientation of people?

This September, a research, published by Stanford psychology professor Michal Kosinski and researcher Yilun Wang, claimed to have identified the sexual orientation of people by analyzing photos of faces by means of an artificial intelligence algorithm (deep neural networks). The research has generated heated debates in the US and European media, and has also been…

Freedom of Speech and the Brazilian Internet Bill of Rights: Three Years of Regulation

On April 24, 2017, the Brazilian Internet Bill of Rights  (Marco Civil da Internet – MCI), Law n. 12.965/14, will complete three years since its enactment. In order to celebrate its anniversary,  this text will briefly describe what was the historical process of Marco Civil da Internet (MCI)’s creation. Next, we will focus on how…

IRIS at the Internet Governance Forum

Between December 5th and 9th, researchers from the Institute for Research on Internet and Society (IRIS) participated actively in the discussions of the Internet Governance Forum – IGF 2016, held in Guadalajara, Mexico. Associated with the United Nations General Assembly, this is a multi-stakeholder forum, which includes the most diverse actors in discussions on public…