Commentary: UNESCO Launches Global Consultation on AI Ethics via Computer Weekly

According to Gemma Galdon Clavell, CEO and founder of Barcelona-based algorithmic auditing consultancy Eticas, “many AI early adopters… recognise the risks of AI systems – from unintended bias to explainability – and they are interested in adopting specific steps to help mitigate those risks”. She added: “Unfortunately, even the most savvy adopters don’t know how. […]

Event: Ethical, Fair and Responsible Use of AI (LATAM)

Today, we are launching one of our ongoing collaborations with Inter-American Development Bank (LATAM), to bring ethics and responsibility into AI and algorithmic processes. We’re proud of our role as ethics lead on fAIr LAC, as we’ve cultivated a dialogue to define what “FAIR AI” means.

Feature: Auditing for Algorithmic Discrimination via Computer Weekly

.@gemmagaldon adds that many companies have started to view consumer trust as a competitive advantage, & are changing their ways when it comes to developing algorithms w/ social impacts. #ai #ml #techethics #datascience #iot #bigdata #dataprotection Tweet Although awareness of algorithms and their potential for discrimination have increased significantly over the past five years, Gemma […]

Commentary: The Narcs of Nextdoor via SFWeekly

Nextdoor won’t survive if only a small segment of the neighborhood feels welcome & respected enough to stay. To fix the problem, @gemmagaldon says the company should start auditing their platform & track it’s psychological impact #policing #Algorithms Tweet Research also tells us that the most active users on platforms like Nextdoor tend to be […]

Conversation: How to Ensure Trustworthy AI will be a Competitive Advantage

.@gemmagaldon: “It’s very easy to train an algorithm to not discriminate against women, but someone needs to do it.” #machinelearning #ArtificialIntelligence #BigData #CyberSecurity #gdpr #biometrics #Apps #DIGITALSMELive Tweet (Audio edited for length and clarity) Speakers – George Sharkov, Adviser to the Minister of Defense and Director at European SoftwareInstitute CEE – Josianne Cutajar, Member of European […]

Interview: We are the Product

To switch from one technology to another, you usually have to make a new investment. Many are held hostage bc of a technological decision made yrs ago w/ companies that no longer provide updates or don’t allow them to adapt to new tech. Tweet COVID-19 has highlighted the importance of protecting our privacy rights. Can […]

Event: Auditing Tech @ AllWomen.Tech

Data ethics and algorithmic accountability do not limit innovation, they allow it to thrive in ways that are impactful but also respectful of societal expectations. Non-ethical tech is just lazy tech. Gemma Galdon Clavell, PhD Tweet Gemma Galdon Clavell recently spoke at one of allWomen’s Friday Night talks with a comprehensive overview of why ethical […]

Event: European Innovation & Research Excellence

From left: Gemma Galdon Clavell (Eticas CEO), Ciara Judge (co-founder of Germinaid Innovators), Martin Kern (Interim Director of European Institute of Innovation and Technology) and Siim Sikkut (Deputy Secretary General for Communications and State Information System) In 2017, The Estonian Research Council and the Estonian Ministry of Education and Research organized the “European Research Excellence […]

Commentary: on Uber Verdict via TechCrunch

Innovation is precisely about coming up with new solutions to problems. Solutions that create more problems than they solve are not really solutions Gemma Galdon Clavell, PhD Tweet “We wouldn’t say that a car with no speed limits or seat belts is an innovative car. Innovation is precisely about coming up with new solutions to […]