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Identification for Development: The Biometrics Revolution

Alan Gelb, Julia Clark
2013 Social Science Research Network  
Recognizing the need for more rigorous assessments and more open data on performance, the paper draws some conclusions about identification and development and the use of biometric technology.  ...  This paper surveys 160 cases where biometric identification has been used for economic, political, and social purposes in developing countries.  ...  of computer keyboard and mouse movements, infrared vein technology (widely used in Japan for ATMs), DNA and brain waves (EEGs).  ... 
doi:10.2139/ssrn.2226594 fatcat:tbcm7dn6hfgx3f47owsbz3vria

State of AI Ethics Report (Volume 6, February 2022) [article]

Abhishek Gupta
2022 arXiv   pre-print
It is a resource for researchers and practitioners alike in the field to set their research and development agendas to make contributions to the field of AI ethics.  ...  The report is a comprehensive overview of what the key issues in the field of AI ethics were in 2021, what trends are emergent, what gaps exist, and a peek into what to expect from the field of AI ethics  ...  A very recent example is finger vein-based biometrics to verify a person's COVID-19 vaccination status, being developed by Hitachi and Kyushu University in Japan [6] .  ... 
arXiv:2202.07435v1 fatcat:wbalu3j3ynelfim7eqvxcpwu3q

Can Cyberspace potentially harm democracy and world stability? [chapter]

Basie von Solms, University of Johannesburg
2019 Moral Issues in the Natural Sciences and Technologies  
) and 'Exploring meaningful nature experience connectedness with nature and the revitalization of transformative education for sustainability' (Matthew van Zyl).  ...  Acknowledgement I am deeply indebted to Paulu Joubert (2018) and Matthew van Zyl (2014) for access to their unpublished theses 'The forgotten experience: Human alienation from nature' (Pierre Joubert  ...  Banks are moving towards using fingerprints at Automatic Teller Machines (ATMs) to try to prevent fraud, and some new smartphones use facial recognition for sign-in purposes.  ... 
doi:10.4102/aosis.2019.bk114.09 fatcat:gaub27xrsfaq7fsyya7lsne5gy

Crisis Management Capacity in the European Commission, European Council and the Council of the European Union

Klara Andrée, Sarah Backman, Kajsa Hammargård, Neill Nugent, Eva-Karin Olsson, Mark Rhinard
2017 Zenodo  
in providing political direction to EU crisis management efforts  ...  management capacity -the role of the European Commission, in which much crisis management capacity, expertise and leadership potential can be found; and the relatively recent role of European Council  ...  On 13 October 2008, the Commission published the first sets of new guidelines for a temporary change in the application of state aid law.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.2621336 fatcat:w53jq32jizdpjfzsfdwfjou43y

Thinking Together The economy in practice THE ECONOMY IN PRACTICE THINKING TOGETHER

Regina Reicher, Tímea Kozma, Erika Varga, Zoltán Szira
It would take a long process for all the things to become crystal clear. The idea of the Community of Practise is not brand new but it is still in its infancy.  ...  where a new method of gaining, generating and sharing knowledge could be worked out.  ...  Acknowledgment First, the author would like to take this opportunity to express her thanks and gratitude to her consultant, Anita Kolnhofer-Derecskei, who helped her with the highest degree of helpfulness  ...