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UN special rapporteur on digital technology and social protection denounces a “human rights free-zone”

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The report of the UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights condemns in strong terms the way governments are privitizing and automating welfare management.

First convening of the AlgorithmWatch Supervisory Board

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On 1 October, the AlgorithmWatch Supervisory Board held its first meeting. We are delighted that Katharina de la Durantaye, Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger and Steffen Wenzel will be supporting us…

AlgorithmWatch accepts invitation by Facebook to discuss company’s plans for creating oversight board

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Next week, AlgorithmWatch will participate in a workshop organised by Facebook, convening representatives of the company and external stakeholders to discuss whether and how a Facebook-appointed board…

OpenSCHUFA is nominated for the Grimme Online Award

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Grimme-Institut has nominated the crowdsourcing project OpenSCHUFA by AlgorithmWatch and Open Knowledge Foundation Germany for the Grimme Online Award 2019 in the category SPECIAL (website in German).

Volkswagen Foundation funds new AlgorithmWatch project with planning grant

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New project of AlgorithmWatch and TU Braunschweig aims to Bridge the structural competence gap for AI in HR.

New project: Governing Platforms

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We are delighted to announce the launch of our new project Governing Platforms, which is funded by Civitates, a collaborative philanthropic initiative that aims to strengthen the capacity of civil soc…

AlgorithmWatch will host a Mozilla Fellow

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We are very excited to be one of ten nonprofits and civil society organizations hosting a Mozilla Fellow 2019-2020!…

Launch of our ‘AI Ethics Guidelines Global Inventory’

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AlgorithmWatch's inventory of principles, voluntary commitments & frameworks for an ethical use of algorithms and AI (work in progress)…

No red lines: Industry defuses ethics guidelines for artificial intelligence

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Artificial intelligence should serve people and respect fundamental rights. This is what an expert group of the EU Commission demands in its now published guidelines for these technologies. However, u…

IEEE launches Ethically Aligned Design, First Edition

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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) published the first edition of Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems…

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