Knowledge Centre Data & Society - News Knowledge Centre for legal, ethical and societal aspects of artificial intelligence and data-driven applications. https://data-en-maatschappij.ai en Tue, 21 May 2024 05:36:39 +0200 Tue, 21 May 2024 05:36:39 +0200 brAInfood: the synergy between sustainability and AI https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood Thu, 25 Apr 2024 11:41:00 +0200 shirley.bruijnzeel@vub.be (Shirley Bruijnzeel) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood brAInfood: What is the connection between sustainability and AI brAInfood: What are foundation models? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-wat-zijn-foundation-models Wed, 20 Mar 2024 16:01:00 +0100 shirley.bruijnzeel@vub.be (Shirley Bruijnzeel) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-wat-zijn-foundation-models 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/how-do-you-feel-about-data-collection-in-the-public-domain Fri, 16 Feb 2024 13:00:00 +0100 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/how-do-you-feel-about-data-collection-in-the-public-domain 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/bevraging-hoe-denken-vlamingen-over-de-dataficatie-van-het-publieke-domein Wed, 14 Feb 2024 13:36:00 +0100 pieter.duysburgh@vub.be (Pieter Duysburgh) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/bevraging-hoe-denken-vlamingen-over-de-dataficatie-van-het-publieke-domein brAInfood: How is the AI lifecycle regulated? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/how-is-the-ai-lifecycle-regulated Thu, 25 Jan 2024 19:00:00 +0100 Jonne.Van.Belle@vub.be (Jonne van Belle) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/how-is-the-ai-lifecycle-regulated 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/what-can-you-do-to-ensure-workability-with-ai-in-the-workplace Mon, 04 Dec 2023 08:00:00 +0100 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/what-can-you-do-to-ensure-workability-with-ai-in-the-workplace 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-what-are-data-vaults-and-what-can-they-mean-to-you Wed, 15 Nov 2023 08:00:00 +0100 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-what-are-data-vaults-and-what-can-they-mean-to-you 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-does-the-instagram-explore-page-work Thu, 21 Sep 2023 13:45:00 +0200 Jonne.Van.Belle@vub.be (Jonne van Belle) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-does-the-instagram-explore-page-work 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-do-you-make-a-success-of-ai-and-data-driven-innovations-in-your-organisation-2 Wed, 21 Jun 2023 08:30:00 +0200 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-do-you-make-a-success-of-ai-and-data-driven-innovations-in-your-organisation-2 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-do-you-make-a-success-of-ai-and-data-driven-innovations-in-your-organisation Tue, 30 May 2023 10:00:00 +0200 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-do-you-make-a-success-of-ai-and-data-driven-innovations-in-your-organisation 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 https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-insight-into-future-eu-legislation-on-data-and-algorithms Mon, 15 May 2023 14:00:00 +0200 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-insight-into-future-eu-legislation-on-data-and-algorithms 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-ai-in-onderwijs-hoe-verandert-het-een-leeromgeving Wed, 22 Mar 2023 15:52:00 +0100 Jonne.Van.Belle@vub.be (Jonne van Belle) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-ai-in-onderwijs-hoe-verandert-het-een-leeromgeving 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/rapport-hoe-denken-vlamingen-over-smarthometechnologie Mon, 20 Feb 2023 10:04:00 +0100 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/rapport-hoe-denken-vlamingen-over-smarthometechnologie Een studie naar de attitudes, percepties en praktijken van Vlamingen m.b.t. smarthometechnologieën brAInfood: How can technology support workers? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-can-technology-support-workers Thu, 16 Feb 2023 10:00:00 +0100 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-can-technology-support-workers 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-what-happens-to-your-data-after-your-death Mon, 09 Jan 2023 14:09:00 +0100 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-what-happens-to-your-data-after-your-death 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-wat-met-fairness-ai Thu, 08 Dec 2022 10:00:00 +0100 Jonne.Van.Belle@vub.be (Jonne van Belle) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-wat-met-fairness-ai 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 https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/paper-belgian-and-flemish-policy-makers-guide-to-ai-regulation Fri, 02 Dec 2022 09:18:00 +0100 gwen.franck@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Gwen Franck) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/paper-belgian-and-flemish-policy-makers-guide-to-ai-regulation 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 https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-wat-zijn-de-belangrijkste-auteursrechtelijke-overwegingen-bij-het-gebruik-van-tekst-naar-x-generatoren Wed, 30 Nov 2022 15:31:00 +0100 Jonne.Van.Belle@vub.be (Jonne van Belle) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-wat-zijn-de-belangrijkste-auteursrechtelijke-overwegingen-bij-het-gebruik-van-tekst-naar-x-generatoren 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/paper-how-to-ensure-effective-enforcement-of-the-artificial-intelligence-act Wed, 19 Oct 2022 10:18:00 +0200 gwen.franck@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Gwen Franck) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/paper-how-to-ensure-effective-enforcement-of-the-artificial-intelligence-act 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? https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-to-recognise-ai-in-the-workplace Mon, 10 Oct 2022 10:30:00 +0200 willemien.laenens@data-en-maatschappij.ai (Willemien Laenens) https://data-en-maatschappij.ai/en/publications/brainfood-how-to-recognise-ai-in-the-workplace In this brAInfood, we highlight the different aspects and principles to verify whether an AI system is reliable.