Category: essay

Self-Determination in a Networked Society

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.

/ August 6th, 2018

Why we should not fear Artificial Intelligence

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 Utopias – and Dystopias –...

/ April 12th, 2018

The ethical abyss of big data research

“If a dataset can be downloaded from the web, regardless of whether it originated from a breach or other illegal activity, it is considered to be in the public domain and falls under the IRB exemption for public domain datasets.”...

/ June 19th, 2016