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.
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.
What is the ’data divide’? Who is on either side of it? What does the divide mean for the collection and consumption of data? Toni Sekinah considers the questions we should ask ourselves as more people log on to the internet, which has been developed with one type of user in mind.
A teenager in the US is suing Apple for $1 billion, claiming that its facial recognition system incorrectly identified him as the culprit of a string of thefts from Apple stores in four states. Toni Sekinah gives her opinion on the matter.
Humans are the biggest threat to personal data according to a sample of Twitter users, who admit to having a lackadaisical attitudes and behaviours surrounding the security of sensitive company data. Toni Sekinah reports.
Following the Boeing 737 Max crashes, questions need to be asked about the use of data and automation in connected vehicles. Far from being just an issue for the airline industry, all sectors adopting AI need to start thinking about how they arbitrate conflicting information and when to let the human back into the loop. By David Reed
An antitrust complaint filed at the European Commission by Daimler against Nokia has brought into the open a critical issue in the new era of connected vehicles - where is the value really being created and how much should a technology licence really cost? David Reed spoke to the journalists at PaRR who first uncovered the legal challenge.
Ethics and the ethical use of data is an important point of consideration, especially in the wake of scandals in which tech companies have shown scant regard for the privacy rights of data subjects. Peter Wells of the Open Data Institute answers a few questions posed by Toni Sekinah about the Data Ethics Canvas and how it can help teams to carry out projects that do good with data.