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Self-Determination in a Networked Society

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AlgorithmWatch co-founder Lorena Jaume-Palasí attended the Digital Future Science Match 2018 on May 14 and gave a talk on self-determination in the digital era. This is an edited version of her speech…

Why we should not fear Artificial Intelligence

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The emergence of a new technology requires new rules: how do we deal with robots? by Lorena Jaume-Palasí The idea of an automated society, filled with robots at home and at work, was one of the Utopia…

The ethical abyss of big data research

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When learning was still a predominantly human undertaking. “If a dataset can be downloaded from the web, regardless of whether it originated from a breach or other illegal activity, it is considered t…