#Tekoälyaika – Finland’s 1% AI education strategy
Finland became the first country in the world offering AI education to the general public. The objective: free AI education for 1% of the population. What is Finland’s aim and will EU countries be able to follow suit in democratising AI and reinforce civic education?
Summer school for young journalists “AI and journalism”, 4-7 June 2019 – ESMH
The three-day science event for young media-makers (summer school) has been organised by the European Science-Media Hub with the cooperation of the European Youth Press network (EYP) and it will provide an overview of existing interlinks between Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Journalism.
A scientist’s opinion : Interview with Kalina Bontcheva about Technology & Disinformation
Interview with Kalina Bontcheva, University of Sheffield 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. Can you explain the implications of deep fakes and synthetic media disinformation ...
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’s opinion : Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer & Prof Chris Marsden about Technology & Disinformation
Interview with Dr Trisha Meyer, Vrije Universiteit in Brussels & Prof Chris Marsden, University of Sussex, 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." You mention human involvement in the application of AI systems is important ...
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
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, ...