Big Data & Algorithms

With the collection of personal and social data, infinite amounts of information and knowledge has become available.  This offers outstanding insights for solving societies most pressing problems, but likewise, it raises significant issues in fields such as privacy or social control - especially if datasets are applied through algorithms operating with little transparency and accountability.  Within this thematic pillar we analyze the use of personal and social data, highlight ethical issues, propose responsible policy solutions for unleashing the full positive potential of big data and algorithms.  

ALIGNING TECHNOLOGY WITH HUMAN INTEREST.