Knowledge Centre Data & Society - News Knowledge Centre for legal, ethical and societal aspects of artificial intelligence and data-driven applications. en Tue, 21 May 2024 05:36:39 +0200 Tue, 21 May 2024 05:36:39 +0200 brAInfood: the synergy between sustainability and AI Thu, 25 Apr 2024 11:41:00 +0200 (Shirley Bruijnzeel) brAInfood: What is the connection between sustainability and AI brAInfood: What are foundation models? Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:01:00 +0100 (Shirley Bruijnzeel) Since the introduction of ChatGPT, generative AI models have shown us their capabilities. So-called foundation models underpin OpenAI's ChatGPT. But how do they work? Let us explain in this brAInfood. brAInfood: How do you feel about data collection in the public domain? Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:00:00 +0100 (Willemien Laenens) We recently published our new monitor, where we asked 1682 Flemish people how they stand on data-driven technologies in the public space. This brAInfood summarises the main results. Bevraging: Hoe denken Vlamingen over de dataficatie van het publieke domein? Wed, 14 Feb 2024 13:36:00 +0100 (Pieter Duysburgh) brAInfood: How is the AI lifecycle regulated? Thu, 25 Jan 2024 19:00:00 +0100 (Jonne van Belle) In this brAInfood, we highlight various regulatory regimes which should be taken into account at different stages of the lifecycle of an AI system in a practical overview. brAInfood: What can you do to ensure workability with AI in the workplace? Mon, 04 Dec 2023 08:00:00 +0100 (Willemien Laenens) In this brAInfood, we explore the importance of employee engagement for successful AI technology adoption. brAInfood: What are data vaults and what can they mean to you? Wed, 15 Nov 2023 08:00:00 +0100 (Willemien Laenens) In this brAInfood, we elaborate on the tasks and organisation of Athumi under its founding decree. We discuss the provision of personal data vaults and SOLID. brAInfood: How does the Instagram Explore page work? Thu, 21 Sep 2023 13:45:00 +0200 (Jonne van Belle) In this brAInfood, you can read more about which AI technology determines what your Instagram Discover page looks like and how you can have a say in what it looks like. brAInfood: What do you think about smart technologies in your home? Wed, 21 Jun 2023 08:30:00 +0200 (Willemien Laenens) Smart home technologies are largely present in our households. How exactly do these technologies work, how do they handle your data and what are the consequences for your privacy? brAInfood: How do you make a success of data- and AI-driven innovations in your organisation? Tue, 30 May 2023 10:00:00 +0200 (Willemien Laenens) What are important points of attention in change processes when data-driven innovations or AI are implemented in an organisation? In this brAInfood, we explain why it is important to give employees a voice and a fundamental role and let them actively participate in such a change process, and how you can do this. brAInfood: Insight into future EU legislation on data and algorithms Mon, 15 May 2023 14:00:00 +0200 (Willemien Laenens) Data Governance Act, Digital Services Act and Digital Markets Act: overview of key concepts, potential impact and the obligations. brAInfood: AI in education, how does it change a learning environment? Wed, 22 Mar 2023 15:52:00 +0100 (Jonne van Belle) Which AI systems are used in education and what are the results? Who is (in)directly involved in the development and use of those systems, and with what data are they fed? Read more about it in this brAInfood, along with what you as a teacher can do with AI and what you should pay attention to. Rapport: Hoe denken Vlamingen over smarthometechnologie? Mon, 20 Feb 2023 10:04:00 +0100 (Willemien Laenens) Een studie naar de attitudes, percepties en praktijken van Vlamingen m.b.t. smarthometechnologieën brAInfood: How can technology support workers? Thu, 16 Feb 2023 10:00:00 +0100 (Willemien Laenens) In this brAInfood, we look at 'operator assistance technologies': what are they and how valuable are they? brAInfood: What happens to your data after your death? Mon, 09 Jan 2023 14:09:00 +0100 (Willemien Laenens) In this brAInfood you will find out how you can ensure that your next of kin can access your digital data after your death, if you wish, of course. brAInfood: What about fairness & AI? Thu, 08 Dec 2022 10:00:00 +0100 (Jonne van Belle) Does the computer give you the job you deserve? AI systems that make important decisions for you can sometimes reaffirm existing biases. By applying fairness notions, developers can address this. We introduce some of these notions to you. Paper: Belgian and Flemish Policy Makers’ Guide to AI Regulation Fri, 02 Dec 2022 09:18:00 +0100 (Gwen Franck) In this paper, Joanna Bryson (Professor Ethics and Technology, The Hertie School of Governance) discusses how to approach AI regulation at governmental level. brAInfood: Important copyright considerations related to text-to-x generators Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:31:00 +0100 (Jonne van Belle) In this brAInfood, we provide a brief introduction to text-to-x generators and explain some legal considerations in terms of copyright Paper: How to Ensure Effective Enforcement of the Artificial Intelligence Act? Wed, 19 Oct 2022 10:18:00 +0200 (Gwen Franck) In deze bijdrage (in het Engels) gaat Martin Ebers (University of Tartu) dieper in op de vraag of de voorgestelde AI Verordening (AI Act) op effectieve wijze kan worden gehandhaafd. De auteur toont aan dat dit momenteel niet het geval is en doet daarbij eveneens een aantal aanbevelingen. brAInfood: How to recognise AI in the workplace? Mon, 10 Oct 2022 10:30:00 +0200 (Willemien Laenens) In this brAInfood, we highlight the different aspects and principles to verify whether an AI system is reliable.