Episodes


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3: Can AI discriminate?
June 15, 2023
3
00:34:5732.04 MB

3: Can AI discriminate?

From reordering your favourite takeaway to choosing which series to watch next, we use artificial intelligence all the time. But what about when AI is used for decisions that actually matter? Like whether a person with disabilities gets the support they need to live independently, or how the police predict who is going to commit a crime? With people’s rights and freedom on the line, the stakes are much hig...

2: Tech for social good – and why we need it now
May 19, 2023
2
00:35:5532.94 MB

2: Tech for social good – and why we need it now

From data protection rights and facial recognition technology to hostile environment data sharing and shaping the government’s use of technology, PLP Legal Director, Ariane Adam, and Research Fellow in new technologies and automation, Mia Leslie, ask whether tech can be used for good and what it might look like, with special guest Gracie Mae Bradley. Gracie is Director of Friends of the Earth Scotland , and wa...

1: The case for transparency
April 11, 2023x
1
00:27:2725.49 MB

1: The case for transparency

This episode investigates the use of automated decision-making in government and the lack of transparency that accompanies it. Researchers Alexandra Sinclair and Tatiana Kazim speak to Professor Joe Tomlinson about the steps people and government can take to improve this aspect of automation. Discussed in this episode: the PLP's TAG register , Joe Tomlinson’s book , Algorithmic Transparency Recording Standard Hub...

Trailer
April 09, 202300:01:461.63 MB

Trailer