With much discussion of FaceApp’s end-user agreement, Toni Sekinah decided to pore over the small print of her new sports watch resulting in some comments and questions. She concluded that companies and organisations that collect our data need to more than just say ’these are our conditions, like it or lump it’.
The ICO sent shockwaves through the data world with two gigantic fines issued to two large enterprises in two days. Though this move will probably be welcomed by the public, it does throw up a lot of questions.
In this edition of the podcast, Andrew Lynn of Unicef talks about practical data governance, Adria Gascon of the Alan Turing Institute discusses privacy algorithms, and Professor Marina Jirotka of the University of Oxford considers a data ethics blackbox.
Dr Rebecca Pope of KPMG UK, gave her views at a recent panel debate on automation in healthcare and IBM Watson. She also stated which country she thinks will win the global race to have the best and brightest brains to program the AI of the future. Toni Sekinah reports.
To celebrate the launch of the Tech Nation Report 2019, a group of start-up founders plus one investor were brought together to discuss the state of the UK tech sector on the international stage. During the discussion, issues surrounding data, privacy, regulation and automation arose as well.
May was the month of greater scrutiny of automated facial recognition with heightened social media awareness of a police facial recognition trial, a citizen taking the police to court over distress caused by this type of technology and a congressional hearing in the US highlighting the problems of applying AI facial recognition to law enforcement.
In this edition of the podcast, hear highlights from two panel sessions on data ethics from the recent DataIQ Align conference. Plus an interview with this year’s number one in the DataIQ 100, Orlando Machado from Aviva.
Alejandro Saucedo of the Institute for Ethical AI and Machine Learning believes that standards need to be brought in to ensure the responsible development of machine learning. He gives his view as to why bias cannot be completely eradicated and what we should try to do instead. Toni Sekinah reports.
For the first DataIQ podcast, launched on International Women’s Day, we focus on two former number ones in the DataIQ 100 - Elizabeth Denham and Payal Jain - and find out what female data scientists do to keep motivated. Plus, will recent scandals bring more regulation for social media? With David Reed and Toni Sekinah.
Representatives from 40 global businesses including Sony, Vodafone and IBM have signed up the GSMA’s Digital Declaration at the end of January. The set of principles in the declaration aims to serve as a guide for responsible and ethical behaviour in the digital era including the handling of personal data. Toni Sekinah reports.