A necessary conversation for governments, citizens, journalists and scientists
The importance of algorithms in our lives has increased steeply, and it will more and more in the future, even though this risks to be a niche topic, a missing discussion. The critiques to opaque algorithms, in terms of responsibilities are mounting, rightfully, towards the Silicon Valley, where they are in between consumers and corporations. However, what are the questions we have to ask ourselves, when they are handling the relationship between citizens and public administrations? How should this relationship be regulated? What are the responsibilities of policymakers in terms of transparency and accountability?
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