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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…

New guest researcher joins the AlgorithmWatch team

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A warm welcome to Lukas Zielinski, our new guest researcher. Lukas studied Liberal Arts & Sciences in Maastricht where he focused on Politics, Economics, and Philosophy. He then maintained his int…

New guest researcher joins the AlgorithmWatch team

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A warm welcome to Lukas Zielinski, our new guest researcher. Lukas studied Liberal Arts & Sciences in Maastricht where he focused on Politics, Economics, and Philosophy. He then maintained his int…

SCHUFA, a black box: OpenSCHUFA results published

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Data journalists of Spiegel Online and Bayerischer Rundfunk analyzed roughly 2000 credit reports donated to OpenSCHUFA.

Two new researchers join the AlgorithmWatch team

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A warm welcome to Veronika Thiel and Sebastian Gießler, who are now working as researchers for the projects "Atlas of Automation" and "Automated Human Resources Management and Workplace Democracy".

Algorithmic Accountability Reporting mailing list launched

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We set up a mailing list to exchange information about the nascent but growing field of Algorithmic Accountability Reporting. For a detailed description of what we mean by this, please read Nicholas D…

AlgorithmWatch in the EU High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence

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The European Commission appointed 52 representatives from civil society, science and industry – 30 men and 22 women – to an Artificial Intelligence (AI) expert group. AlgorithmWatch was selected…

AlgorithmWatch recieves Theodor Heuss Medal 2018

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“A Theodor Heuss Medal for the year 2018 is presented to the organisation AlgorithmWatch for its contribution to a differentiated consideration of algorithms and their mechanisms of action. Algo…

OpenSCHUFA – shedding light on Germany’s opaque credit scoring

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Why we started OpenSCHUFA, why you should care about credit scoring & how you can help.

OpenSCHUFA data donation launches

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As of now, you can donate your SCHUFA data at www.openschufa.de. Since the beginning of our campaign more than 20,000 people have already requested their free credit record via www.selbstauskunft.net.

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