Safe and Ethical Artificial Intelligence

Tuesday, August 28, 2018 - 11:48

More people are sharing more knowledge, at faster speeds and lower costs, than ever before. If speed has already begotten speed, then, it seems the most likely scenario is even more growth and acceleration going forward.

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 10:47
black box AI

We are increasingly relying on artificial intelligence for important decisions but we don’t know how those decisions are being made. We urgently need Explainable AI (XAI)

Thursday, August 23, 2018 - 08:48

Password security can always be broken. Always. It simply depends how long and how much effort it would take.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018 - 08:57
false matches

Amazon’s software incorrectly matched 28 members of Congress, identifying them as other people who have been arrested for a crime.

Monday, August 13, 2018 - 13:39
open web champions

Along with other digital rights organizations, our team attended the Internet Freedom Forum in Abuja in April. We took this opportunity to speak to our peers about the biggest issues we all face online today. Here’s what they said:

Wednesday, August 8, 2018 - 13:07

We need national and international rules to define the level playing field of artificial intelligence between the organizations for profit and public entities who create the algorithms and those who are governed by them.

Monday, July 30, 2018 - 10:43
Team robot

Giving corporations powerful technology to intrude even more deeply into the personal lives of consumers and employees and then analyze that data for financial gain is a dangerous combination.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 11:55

These tips should help you stay private on the web. Stay safe!

Wednesday, July 25, 2018 - 12:08

Snowden was right. Re-reading 1984 in 2018, one is struck by the ‘TVs that watch us’, which Orwell called telescreens. The telescreen is one of the first objects we encounter: ‘The instrument (the telescreen, it was called) could be dimmed, but there was no way of shutting it off completely.’

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 09:12
bio metric mirror

The discussion around ethical use of AI is ongoing, but there’s an urgent need for the public to be involved in the debate about these issues.