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Personal Scoring in the EU: Not quite Black Mirror yet, at least if you’re rich 

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A centralized, permanent and public personal scoring system is very unlikely to appear in EU countries, but this does not mean that a large share of the European population is not or will not be subje…

Mind The Algorithm

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The question of whether automation benefits or damages us citizens is primarily a political one. No one should let themselves be told that only those who have studied mathematics or computer science c…

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…

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