Project Iron – Organised crime group mapping

At Trilateral Research we provide ethical AI solutions for tackling complex social problems in the public sector. In Project Iron, funded by the Defence and Security Accelerator (DASA), we are conducting innovative research to develop explainable AI that can help combat organized crime (OC). The work will focus on three principal areas: graph network analysis, […]

Webinar: What is the Role of Ethical AI in Safeguarding Children? A CESIUM Case Study.

Date Wednesday 9th November Time 10am – 12pm Speakers Kush Wadhwa, CEO/CTO, Trilateral Research Jonathan McAdam, Chief Superintendent, Lincolnshire Police Stephen Anning, Product Manager, Trilateral Research Dr. Filippo Marchetti, Data Protection Services Manager, Trilateral Research Find out how Trilateral Research and Lincolnshire Police used Ethical AI to find 16 vulnerable children months before they were […]

Honeycomb: An Evolution in Solving the Modern Slavery & Human Trafficking Problem

You have heard it an endless number of times. Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking (MSHT) are complex crimes with far-reaching consequences, on both the individual and societal level. As a stakeholder, you know that the elusive nature of MSHT makes it difficult to collect useful data and that organisations have resource constraints. You have probably […]

How do leaders foster innovation?

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When thinking of ways to change what we do, knowing exactly what we are aiming for is key.  Your purpose needs to be clear, so that your team is motivated to make improvements towards that business goal, rather than simply streamlining what they already do. “If you can’t explain it simply, you don’t understand it […]

Human intervention and human oversight in the GDPR and AI Act

Differences and Practical Challenges The GDPR introduced the notion of ‘human intervention’ as a way to prevent, in certain circumstances, decision-making based solely on automated means. The forthcoming AI proposal for a Regulation (“AI Act”) uses the term ‘human oversight’ and sets out certain obligations. For instance, in December 2021, the European Committee of the […]

E-learning and the Ethics of Robot Bullying

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When considering Ethical Artificial Intelligence we want to hold machinery to account and to protect humans from the potential harmful impact of powerful machines.  How transparent are the decisions that machines make?  Can we identify the bias that comes from selective availability of data?  Or from existing bias in the situations they are trained from? […]

Unleashing the Power of AI: Explainability and Transparency are the Keys to Promote Ethics, Trust and Inclusion in Digital Policing

Since Artificial Intelligence is inherently neither good nor bad, it can be used in improper ways—even unintentionally—causing significant harm and infringing on fundamental rights, but it also holds great promise to promote individual wellbeing and solve societal problems. The development and use of AI require ethical values to ensure that AI tools are developed and […]

“Siri, talk dirty to me” – The Ethics of Conversational AI

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This blog focuses on conversational agents such as Siri and Alexa and the ethical implications of how they respond to gendered abuse. In designing such agents, technologists must make decisions regarding their persona and personality. This includes decisions about their gender, age, race, culture or class. In particular, they must make decisions about certain forms […]