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AI, Human Rights & AI Now

A brief look at ongoing discussions of artificial intelligence and human rights

Australian Human Rights Commission Human Rights & Technology asked for input from the AI Now Institute at New York University. They are inviting input from a variety of actors around the world on their discussion paper.

“An 2 Automated Decision[-making/-support] System is a system that uses automated reasoning to aid or replace a decision-making process that would otherwise be performed by humans.”

In that manner AI Now argues that they will avoid getting caught up in underlying technical logics or mechanisms.

  • Public health.
  • Education

“effects on individuals, groups, or communities.”

They argue that threshold of “legal, or similarly significant effect” could be interpreted in ways that are not inclusive enough.

AI Policy and Ethics at Student at University of Copenhagen MSc in Social Data Science. All views are my own.