Tag: AI

A scientist's opinion Kalina Bontcheva, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Kalina Bontcheva about Technology & Disinformation

There is a strong need for data protection laws that can adequately address the challenges of user data being misused and harvested without consent by third-party applications, political parties/politicians, researchers, and others.

Regulating disinformation with AI, STOA Study for ESMH

STOA study : Regulating disinformation with AI

This study examines the consequences of the increasingly prevalent use of artificial intelligence (AI) disinformation initiatives upon freedom of expression, pluralism and the functioning of a democratic polity. The study examines the trade-offs in using automated technology to limit the spread of disinformation online. It presents options (from self-regulatory to legislative) to regulate automated content ...

A scientist opinion, Trisha Meyer & Chris Marsden, an ESMH interview

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer & Prof Chris Marsden about Technology & Disinformation

"In struggling to find a sustainable business model for the online environment, many traditional media providers have become almost exclusively reliant on advertising."

The promise and limitations of technological solutions to disinformation © Inked Pixels / Shutterstock

The promise and limitations of technological solutions to disinformation

How useful can machine-learning be in dealing with vectors of disinformation such as deep fakes or bots, and what are the implications of AI-powered fact-checking and deprioritising systems for media pluralism and freedom of expression?

EU-project COMPROP coordination the chancellor, University of Oxford

EU Project : COMPROP

COMPROP objectives are to advance a) rigorous social and computer science on bot use, b) critical theory on digital manipulation and political outcomes, c) our understanding of how social media propaganda impacts social movement organization and vitality. This project is aimed to innovate through i) “real-time” social and information science actively disseminated to journalists, researchers, ...

A scientist's opinion : Mark Dubrulle about AI and Democracy

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Mark Dubrulle about AI and Democracy

AI definitely is something we need, but I have doubts as to the capacity of present institutions to define a code that could be acceptable for everyone.

A scientist's opinion : Nicolas Spatola about AI and Democracy

A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Nicolas Spatola about AI and Democracy

Several experiments have shown that AI could reproduce human cognitive bias such as sexism, racism and even become psychopathic.

Towards a democratically upgraded artificial intelligence

Towards a democratically upgraded artificial intelligence

AI challenges democracies but democratic institutions, especially in the EU, are not mere bystanders and are in the process of supporting AI and providing a legal framing, through education and regulation.

EU Project : AUTOPILOT

EU Project : AUTOPILOT

AUTOPILOT : Automated driving is expected to increase safety, provide more comfort and create many new business opportunities for mobility services. The Internet of Things (IoT) will play an important role in enhancing automated driving functions, by providing information to the vehicle from a multitude of sources, from traffic lights to drones. As automated driving ...

EU Project : AUS degree

EU Project : AUS degree

AUS degree : For anyone interested in a career related to self-driving cars, robotics or artificial intelligence, EIT Digital Masters School offers a two-year master programme in Autonomous Systems (AUS). AUS is a combination of computer science and electronic engineering. During the programme, students will gain new skills in both areas. In computer science, relevant ...