artificial intelligence

High-risk Artificial Intelligence to be ‘certified, tested and controlled,’ Commission says

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 02/20/2020 - 10:56

EURACTIV.com (19.02.2020) Artificial Intelligence technologies carrying a high-risk of abuse that could potentially lead to an erosion of fundamental rights will be subjected to a series of new requirements, the European Commission announced on Wednesday (19 February).

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ICT
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Large-scale automation
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Welfare surveillance system violates human rights, Dutch court rules

Submitted by pmassetti on Fri, 02/14/2020 - 11:11

The Guardian (05.02.2020) A Dutch court has ordered the immediate halt of an automated surveillance system for detecting welfare fraud because it violates human rights, in a judgment likely to resonate well beyond the Netherlands.

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UN Special Rapporteur and rights groups warn of risks from biometrics and AI in welfare systems

Submitted by pmassetti on Tue, 10/29/2019 - 10:59

Biometric Update (18.10.2019) The potential of biometric ID systems for abuse in some countries is a major threat to individuals, and current practices risk the world “stumbling zombie-like into a digital welfare dystopia,” according UN Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, Professor Philip Alston.

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Data management
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The economics of artificial intelligence: Implications for the future of work

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 07/25/2019 - 10:37

ILO Research Paper Series (Oct 2018) The current wave of technological change based on advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) has created widespread fear of job losses and further rises in inequality. This paper discusses the rationale for these fears, highlighting the specific nature of AI and comparing previous waves of automation and robotization with the current advancements made possible by a wide-spread adoption of AI.

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Labour market
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Décision n° 2019-789 QPC du 14 juin 2019 | Conseil constitutionnel

Submitted by gfilhon on Mon, 06/17/2019 - 10:57

Décision de Conseil constitutionnel restreignant le droit de communication des banques aux organismes de Sécurité sociale pour violation de la vie privée. Mauvaise nouvelle pour l'EEF. 

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france
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ICT
Interoperability
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Error evasion and fraud
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Societal Impact
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OECD adopts new Principles on Artificial Intelligence

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 05/23/2019 - 10:28

digitaljournal.com (23.05.2019) OECD, plus partner countries, has formally adopted a new set of OECD 'Principles on Artificial Intelligence'. This took place at the Organisation’s 2019 Ministerial Council Meeting on May 22 in Paris.

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Exponential Disruption in the Digital Economy

Submitted by ruggia on Mon, 05/06/2019 - 14:01

This paper addresses five disruptive technologies that are driving massive economic transformation and that will be critical areas for public policy formulation and implementation in the region in the years ahead: cloud computing, blockchain, big data, artificial intelligence and the internet of things.

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Americas
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ICT
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How Google Plans To Use AI To Reinvent The $3 Trillion US Healthcare Industry

Submitted by pmassetti on Thu, 03/21/2019 - 16:38

cbinsights.com (01.03.2019) Google is betting that the future of healthcare is going to be structured data and AI. The company is applying AI to disease detection, new data infrastructure, and potentially insurance. In this report we explore Google's many healthcare initiatives and areas of potential future expansion.

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