Renata Avila, (Guatemalan), is an international Human Rights lawyer, specialising in the next wave of technological challenges to preserve and advance our rights, and better understand the politics of data and their implications on trade, democracy and society. She is an Affiliate with the Stanford Institute of Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence. She is an Advisory Board member for Creative Commons. She also serves as a Board Member of the Common Action Forum and a Global Trustee of the Think Tank Digital Future Society. She is an advisory member of the initiative Cities for Digital Rights. She co-founded the Alliance for Inclusive Algorithms, the Progressive International and the Polylateral Association, an international platform cooperative for knowledge workers. @avilarenata
Latest posts by Renata Avila from February, 2008
Guatemala: Targeted Violence Against Bus Drivers
Bus drivers in Guatemala have been the victim of targeted attacks, which have left 3-4 murdered per day and have caused panic and fear among the people. Some local bloggers are speculating on who is behind this violence and what the government can do to reduce these crimes.