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Algorithmic Governance and Cultures of Policing
LACK OF COMMON SENSE
Despite AI’s promising advancements, there is still much left to be desired. Researchers join to create a dataset called Sherlock to test the ability of AI systems to apply reasoning to observed text and visual cues.
AI AND SOCIAL PROTECTION
If AI technology is currently cheap and readily available, why has it not already been implemented to improve social protection?
AI KILLER ROBOTS
The United Nations races to evaluate the risks of automated killer robots as the world superpowers invest billions into developing them.
SURVEILLANCE IN ISRAEL
A battle ensues as Israel’s justice ministry argues against recent reports that the police have been using Pegasus, a spyware tool, to surveil several public officials.
LAPD FLAWED REFORM
The new policing program shares a strikingly alarming similarity to Operation Laser and PredPol, operations that were scrapped due to bias concerns, and Los Angeles fears the start of a possibly viscous cycle.
Luxury, Corruption, Global Ethics & Tech
RUSSIAN OLIGARCHS IN NYC
Amid the Russian invasion of Ukraine, American policy makers are calling for the 35 members of Putin’s circle involved in his corruption and money laundering activities to be officially sanctioned by the U.S.
ISRAELI ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING EFFORTS
Shlomit Wagman, director-general of the Israel Money Laundering and Terror Financing Prohibition Authority (IMPA), discusses her “follow the money” strategy and how AI technology can help advance efforts even farther.
SWISS SPORTS CORRUPTION
Ten years after corruption scandals prompted the Swiss government to initiate action against powerful international sports federations in 2012, the country’s sports industry is still left with crippling problems.
REAL ESTATE TRANSPARENCY
Senator Sheldon submitted a comment to the treasury Department’s Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) asking the Department to take action concerning all-cash real estate transactions.
Find out how lawyers, proxies, and banks have played a role in allowing Vladimir Putin and his associates to hide their wealth by using shell companies, trusts, and other secretive entities.
Algorithmic Management and Workplace Surveillance
HEALTH INSURERS BIAS
As the use of artificial intelligence in the health care industry grows, questions about impartiality and fairness call for more exploration of the way digital systems are developed and implemented.
The Passing Score, a measure that used Amazon’s AI to evaluate quarterback’s performance in each play during the Super Bowl, has the potential to be used in other areas as well, assigning scores to employees workplace safety adherence or performance in manufacturing plants.
AI SUPPLY CHAINS
Consumer packaged goods companies are harnessing the power of AI and machine learning to manage supply chains, but when limitations become apparent, organizations look for a way to get around the stunted potential of their tools.
BET ON THE BOTS
Rapid technological development makes the ability for robots to do security patrol, make music, drive taxis, and provide healthcare seem like a not so distant possibility.
Computational leadership science, or CLS, is the newest method of improving leadership through technology. Discover how companies like IBM are using CLS to create business value and improve their management setup.