Our research projects take a specific look at automated decision-making in certain sectors, ranging from sustainablity, the COVID-19 pandemic, human resources to social media platforms and public discourse. You can also get involved! Engage and contribute, for example with a data donation!
Our daily lives are increasingly affected by automated decisions. And when something goes wrong, we often don’t know where to turn. Imagine so much traffic being routed through your neighborhood by navigation apps, that you can’t […]
The project ‘Tracing the tracers. Monitoring and analyzing automated decision-making systems used to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic’ aims at providing a platform through which to continuously update the public on how ADM systems are being used in Europe — and, comparatively, the rest of the world — in response to the SARS-CoV-2 global outbreak.
SustAIn – Sustainability Index for Artificial Intelligence
How sustainable is Artificial Intelligence? Whether it’s voice recognition, recommendations for video or shopping platforms, autonomous driving, medical diagnostics or predictive maintenance in industry: AI promises to provide us with innovative products, new markets, competitive […]
DataSkop will be a platform for data donations used to examine and scrutinize algorithmic decision-making systems and to strengthen the users’ digital autonomy. The aim of the project is to empower individuals to handle their data in an informed way, to act safely in digital environments, and to understand and algorithmic systems in use.
In the realm of paper tigers – exploring the failings of AI ethics guidelines
AlgorithmWatch upgraded its AI Ethic Guidelines Global Inventory by revising its categories and adding a search and filter function. Of the more than 160 guidelines we compiled, only a fraction have the necessary enforcement mechanisms in place and the overwhelming majority comes from Europe and the US.
First stakeholder convening of the Governing Platforms Project to take place in October
On 8 October, the first stakeholder convening of the Governing Platforms Project will take place in Brussels. Over the course of the 18-month project, selected stakeholders from civil society, the private sector, academia, and policy, […]
This project aims to identify the negative effects of intermediaries on public discourse. In a participatory process involving civil society and other interest groups, we will develop proposals for innovative governance measures and other instruments to be incorporated into the political processes of the EU and its member states.
Automated Human Resources Management and Labor Rights
The AlgorithmWatch project explores the use of automated decision-making or decision –support (ADM) systems in human resources (HR) management and its implications on labor rights – funded by Hans Boeckler Stiftung.