A framework for regulating AI in the public sector

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Technological and regulatory developments in the public sector across the globe signal a radical transition; the traditionally technologically conservative paper-based public sector is transitioning to a digitalised, tech-savvy, advanced and inter-connected system of public services, assimilating market features. Public services and infrastructure are being digitalised; artificial intelligence (AI) and other innovative technologies are being deployed […]

Poking Holes: Distributed Ambivalence and Aesthetics in Sound Networks

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Amid the current pandemic (COVID-19) disembodied presence has emerged as the new norm, revealing a world increasingly entangled with the technological and conceptual paradigm of the network. In this scenario, it is crucial to reconsider core axioms of the pervasive connectionist credo, acknowledging the empty space that a network subtends, the hollowness of its lattice, […]

A Surfeit of Data and the Importance of Explainability for Defence

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The defence sector is well aware of the strategic and operational benefits of harnessing big data. Both in kinetic and non-kinetic contexts, big data can provide mission critical information that can save lives and keep people safe.   Over the past few years, the high volume of data generated by military actors, NGOS, and human security stakeholders has reached almost overwhelming levels. As […]

The Responsible AI Forum 2021

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We are delighted to participate in the Responsible AI Forum held in Munich from 6-8 December 2021, discussing a sustainable, inclusive and comprehensive framework for the use of AI that delivers global benefit. This event brings together members of industry, civil society, government and academia to discuss the most relevant and pressing issues related to […]

Thinking AI with a Hammer. Kate Crawford’s Atlas of AI

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Kate Crawford’s recent book Atlas of AI (2021) debunks the many myths that surround the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI) today. It is a very timely and much-needed book, as experts and policymakers are currently engaged in many initiatives and discussions to regulate AI. Proper and effective governance of this technology will only be possible if it is […]

Creating a holistic diagnostic and assessment tool for early detection of melanoma

Trilateral joins 18 partners from across the EU and Australia in iToBoS, a research project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme, which aims to build new diagnostic tools for the early detection of melanoma. Skin cancer is one of the most common human malignancies, and its incidence has been increasing […]

Improving Digital Privacy and Security in Software

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Trilateral Research joins eleven partners from across the EU in the recently launched three-year Horizon 2020 project TRUST aWARE to develop tools and intelligence to help internet users combat security and privacy threats. Cyberattacks targeting individuals are increasing. Internet users are not always aware of the security and privacy threats facing them. These attacks have […]

Facial recognition technology as a measure to enhance public safety

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As part of the European Union’s ‘smart city strategy’ plan, more and more cities throughout Europe have started adopting new technologies in order to transition into a new digital future. With the enhancement of safety in public spaces being a key feature of a smart city, local authorities opt for tools that are intended to […]

Machine Speed Strategic Analysis – Using AI to unlock information advantage

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“Machine Speed Strategic Analysis” is a constant and top-level requirement within the MoD, but what exactly does it mean? Machine speed analysis is the ability to process vast amounts of data to examine or determine their relationship or value much quicker than could be done by humans and to produce a statement of findings. The […]