The bulletin features the latest news, events and initiatives linking to AI governance. We post weekly highlights to showcase the range of activities around AIGA’s core themes: explainability, transparency, system design and commercialization of responsible AI.
- Sami Masala, executive advisor at Talent Base and the chairman of the AIGA project was recently interviewed for the Tivi magazine. Tivi is a Finnish magazine that covers various fields of information technology.
Read the article: https://www.tivi.fi/uutiset/tekoalylle-tehdaan-gdprt-hallintamalli-asettaisi-algoritmeille-vaatimuksia/9dc7514d-eabd-42c7-b099-28e672620a88 [In Finnish, for subscribers only.]
- Business Finland publishes a Future with Finland podcast. In an episode titled “Land of societal trust”, the host and guests discuss the Finnish attitudes towards the use of data and AI development.
Listen to the podcast: https://anchor.fm/future-with-finland/episodes/Episode-2–Land-of-societal-trust-et9uno/a-a5191k9
- In her article “The Algorithmic Auditing Trap” (17.3.2021), Mona Sloane argues that “Algorithmic auditability, once holistically defined, should be made an integral component of the procurement process, which would effectively and quickly establish good auditing practices.”
Read the article: https://onezero.medium.com/the-algorithmic-auditing-trap-9a6f2d4d461d
- The EU’s Panel for the Future of Science and Technology (STOA) organized a workshop on “Policy options for the ethical governance of disruptive technologies” 23.3.2021. Three high-profile EU-funded projects, SIENNA, SHERPA and PANELFIT, presented their insights on ethical AI and governance structures.
View the program: https://www.europarl.europa.eu/stoa/en/events/details/policy-options-for-the-ethical-governanc/20210303WKS03282
Watch the recording: https://multimedia.europarl.europa.eu/en/event_20210323-1300-SPECIAL-STOA_vd?start=20210323120739&end=20210323172040
- The Human Brain Project has published an Opinion on Trust and Transparency in Artificial Intelligence (Aicardi et al. 2021). The opinion reflects how responsible AI is linked to the HBP project activities and ends with a list of 6 recommendations to develop these themes. The recommendations serve as a nice example of approaching responsible AI in any project, especially in the field of health technology.
Read the opinion paper: http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.4588648
- “Ethics as attention to context: recommendations for the ethics of artificial intelligence” by Anais Resseguier and Rowena Rodrigues presents alternative approaches to AI Ethics. The essay paper ends with practical recommendations targeted at different stakeholder groups such as AI researchers and developers, policy-makers and educators.
Read the essay: https://open-research-europe.ec.europa.eu/articles/1-27/v1