Today the European Commission is launching an annual scoreboard to monitor women’s participation in the digital economy, on the occasion of the birthday of Ada Lovelace, considered as the world’s first computer programmer. The Women in Digital scoreboard is one of the actions to assess women’s inclusion in digital jobs, careers and entrepreneurship initiated by Mariya Gabriel, Commissioner for Digital Economy and Society. The Scoreboard assesses EU countries’ performance in the areas of internet use and internet user skills, as well as specialist skills and employment, based on 13 indicators.
Delivering on its strategy on artificial intelligence (AI) adopted in April 2018 today the Commission presents a coordinated plan prepared with Member States to foster the development and use of AI in Europe.
ENISA and the National Security Authority of Slovakia organized a cybersecurity workshop, with the goal of bringing together cybersecurity experts working in critical sectors like energy and finance, experts from CSIRTs and experts working at the national authorities with supervision tasks under the NIS Directive.
During the ICT 2018 event in Vienna, Commissioner Mariya Gabriel held a discussion on gender in science and technology with women working in EU-funded cutting edge research initiatives.
A summary of the debate is now available.
As early Artificial Intelligence (AI) applications, from machine translation to image recognition, enter our everyday lives and we begin to imagine life with autonomous vehicles and robo-advisors, Europe must act to shape its own AI future based on our shared vision.