That's a statement from Google that I believe in. And for a while, I have spent time engaged in these topics in the cross-section of public policy and technology, learning and taking action where I could, knowing that that is where I want make an impact long-term. It is why I am extremely excited to directly contribute to this space. Today, I started my first day of my summer internship at The .
Both democracy and technology depend on participation from the various stakeholders—both are stronger when more of these stakeholders participate. Today, we are confronted with many important issues affecting both democracy and technology, from privacy and security to free expression and more, issues that I care deeply and passionately about. CDT has been at the forefront of many of these issues, bringing together and working with the various stakeholders to "drive policy outcomes that keep the internet open, innovative and free." With my internship this summer, I am incredibly thrilled to not only interact directly with this increasingly important space, but also to learn from experts and professionals most knowledgeable about these topics.
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Watching 's Commencement address, live on Facebook right now. It's just starting but I'm already tearing up and have goosebumps.
Quote: “You will be defined not just by the things you achieve, but the things you survive… build resilience.”
Today, in defense of this foundational principle of international law, Google filed an appeal with France's Supreme Administrative Court, the Conseil d'Etat.
Emma Llanso from the breaks down the impact of the case:
Another key point: "The right to be forgotten - more accurately, a right to be delisted from search results - was created in a landmark 2014 ruling by the Court of Justice of the (CJEU). It lets Europeans delist certain links from search engine results generated by searches for their name, even when those links point to truthful and lawfully published information like newspaper articles or official government websites."
More live coverage: cnn.com/go
Google Assistant. Google Home. Allo. Duo. Android N. Virtual reality. And so much more. Today, Google unveiled incredible new products, as well as updates to many existing ones, that focus on bringing the magic and power of its leadership in machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) to everyone.
Over the past 17 years, and in the 10 years since the very first I/O, Google has developed itself as a leader in both machine learning and AI to improve peoples' lives. The products that were introduced today, coming as soon as this summer, are backed by Google's deep Knowledge Graph and continuously improving understanding of the world, including, specifically, your own personalized world, meaning all these products get better and more useful over time.
And Google is just getting started.
Livetweets of #IO16 available here:
Vision: Create a future in which empowered citizens morally act with integrity and spread happiness.
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