A call for an AI Ethics and Social Impact Analysis

We ask artificially intelligent systems to make order in our messy modern realities, but very rarely do we question what type of order. This is a call for an historical awareness of the social systems that we are building: Which social, cultural norms, values and interests do they represent, reinforce and enact?

Key note IAPP Data Protection Intensive

 IAPPs Data Protection Intensive, London, March 2017. The IAPP is the largest and most comprehensive global information privacy community and resource. Founded in 2000, the IAPP is a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally.

CPDP 2017: Ethics in the Age of Intelligent Machines

– by Gry Hasselbalch (based on panel debate participation, Ethics, Observational Platforms, Mathematics and Fundamental Rights, CPDP, Brussels, 2017) A few years ago a social media company decided to do some experiments on its users. Filling their news feeds with positive or negative stories, they were measuring hundreds of thousands of people’s emotional reactions. When…

Debating Data Ethics at CPDP 2017

SEE THE DEBATE HERE  “Legally you can do a lot with data right now, and a lot is done with data, that is not in the best interest of the individual. This is where we revisit ethics. When the laws and formal systems are not enough.”

UN Internet Governance Forum, Joao Pessoa, Brazil, 10-13 November 2015

TALKS & EVENTS: The Internet Governance Forum (IGF) is a series of annual conferences organized by the UN. It brings together representatives from various stakeholder groups in discussions on public policy issues relating to the Internet. The IGF informs those with policy-making power in both the public and private sectors. At their annual meeting delegates…

The Radio Crypto Party

AWARENESS RAISING: “Henrik Kramshøj is a Whitehat-hacker with his own company, Gry Hasselbalch is active in Privacy and has previously worked for the Danish Media Council for Children and Young People and Alexander Mills is a High School student with a particular interest in safety in cyberspace. I november Aflyttets host Anders Kjærulff invited them to talk about…

Language, power and privacy

Talk at the Indie Tech Summit, Brighton, July 2014 This is the direct transcript of my talk (thank you to the Indie Tech team for doing all the work!) DONT WANT TO READ? SEE THE TALK HERE