Automating Society Report 2020

Automating Society Report 2020

Journalists and experts from across Europe contributed to the new Algorithm Watch annual report Automating Society, covering automated decision making systems deployment in 16 countries. For each, you can find a description of the most (ab)used ADMS and related...
The European blockchain for social good landscape

The European blockchain for social good landscape

The European Science Hub released the most comprehensive report existing about the status of Distributed Ledger Technologies (DLT) for social and public good in Europe. The characteristics of 131 blockchain projects are reviewed with a statistical analysis and...
Towards an algorithmic right inspired by feminism

Towards an algorithmic right inspired by feminism

Last week I presented my work on the gender aspects of automating public services at the MA in Algorithmic Right and Data Governance of the University of Nice, upon invitation of its director Caroline Lequesne Roth. My objective was to give students a feminism lens to...
Facebook wearables and the urge of ambient privacy

Facebook wearables and the urge of ambient privacy

Facebook has a new research project, Aria. Under the pretext of leading the way to the next generation of AR and VR wearables, it brings the problem of privacy to a whole new level, space. In a way, we can thank them. Maybe it will help to accelerate the birth of a...
The case for a European data economy: panel at NGI Summit

The case for a European data economy: panel at NGI Summit

On Monday, I had the pleasure to moderate the opening panel of the NGI Summit (full video here). It was a roundtable about the data economy with Ingrid Schneider (Professor of Political Science at the University of Hamburg), Sylvie Delacroix (Professor in Law and...