Knowledge Base

The NGI consultation will ultimately contribute to determine shared opinions and consolidated views of what the next generation internet should look like and which research and innovation paths Europeans shall follow to contribute achieving that goal.

This section of the public consultation platform contains analyses of what is being discussed and synthesis views of the outcomes of such discussions are going to be published, for interested readers to quickly grasp strategic elements of the process.

All reports, graphs, and concepts presented here are assembled by the NGI Consultation Team using contributions from all Users. The Consultation Team’s effort is directed to simplify and ease the reading process, to the benefit of all the NGI Community and citizens in general. Please, always refer to the original content posted for more information.

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Algorithmic Accountability (Discussion)

In the Hub4NGI D2.1, a significant issue regarding the responsible AI has been raised which is about whether and how can an AI algorithm be accountable for its actions.

Dencentralisation of Control (Discussion)

One of the topics raised in the Hub4NGI D2.1 deliverable that needs to be addressed by NGI research topics is that of "Decentralisation of Control".  A visualisation of the key factors is provided as shown

How to create a web inclusive for elderly, children and people with disabilities? (Discussion)

Web #accessibility, is a practice that allows people with disabilities to use the web the same way as everyone else.


Will AI Kill Us Or Empower Us? TED Talk Experts Weigh In (Discussion)

If something has been dividing people on the tech front for some time now it is artificial intelligence (AI). Not even some of the brightest minds, many of them regular speakers at TED conferences, can agree on whether AI will empower us as human beings or kill us, softly but surely.

Bringing interoperability to the data layer (Discussion)

While the TCP/IP made communication easy since it allowed devices to talk to each other, the blockchain technology could help advance it further by making data interoperable in such a way that having to hard code APIs for accessing databases would be a thing of the past.

Market uptake of eIDAS compliant eID infrastructure (Discussion)

In his blog, the commissioner Ansip is commenting that Germany was the first country to pre-notify EC, in February 2017, about its eID scheme, completing its formal notification in late September.

Introducing Infinity 3D Web Technology (Discussion)

Hi everyone,

    Advance Software is delivering the XSG 3D web. You can think of XSG as HTML for 3D web ... so a little like VRML and its successor, X3D for those familiar with our sector.

We demonstrate XSG is a viable and serious 3D web candidate by using our own technology.

Legal Accountability of AI (Discussion)

With AI becoming more ubuiquitous, there is a need for means of redress where decisions made by machines are difficult to understand, or unethical or even illegal.

Blockchain for CE marking-based Directives (Discussion)

You most likely already have seen CE marks. Some toys and other manufactured products have a "CE" written somewhere. The CE marking is a key indicator (but not proof) of a product’s compliance with European Union (EU) health, safety and environmental protection directives and regulations.