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Over the last decade, predictive statistical models have emerged that can uncover private traits about individuals without their consent. These traits, such as personality...Read More Block the parties from predicting voters’ private traits
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In early April, members of the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others gathered to celebrate the life and legacy of John Perry Barlow, famed Internet...Read More Crafting Internet policy with nuance, not kneejerks
As Bob Magee, chairman of the Woodbridge Group, walked us through his foam-manufacturing facility just north of Toronto, a familiar story emerged. Automation for...Read More How we stopped worrying and learned to love robots
Governments are becoming increasingly aware of the potential for incorporating artificial intelligence (AI) and machine-assisted decision-making into their operations. The business case is compelling;...Read More The case against transparency in government AI