Tag: Algorithms

Ethics and Human Rights Review of Codes of Ethics in computational and information sciences

Over 2017-19, I led a body of research at CIS which attempted to articulate an ethical framework to study big data practices. This is a four-part review of guideline documents for ethics and human rights in big data for development research. This research was produced as part of the Big Data for Development network supported […]

AI and Governance in India

The use of Artificial Intelligence has the potential to ameliorate several existing structural inefficiencies in the discharge of governmental functions. Our research indicates that the deployment of this technology across sub-sectors is still on the horizons. Much of the technological capacity and funding for AI in governance in India is coming from the private sector […]

AI in Banking and Finance

In the last couple of years, the finance and banking sectors in India have increasingly deployed and implemented AI technologies. Such technologies are being implemented for front-end and back end processes – offering solutions for both financial and business management operations. At the moment, the AI landscape appears to be overwhelmingly populated by natural language […]

Benefits, Harms, Rights and Regulation: A Survey of Literature on Big Data

This report was authored by me, Vanya Rakesh, Vidushi Marda and Geethanjali Jujjavarapu. It was edited by Sunil Abraham, Elonnai Hickok and  Leilah Elmokadem, and originally published on the Internet Governance blog of the Centre for Internet and Society’s website. In 2011, it was estimated that the quantity of data produced globally surpassed 1.8 zettabyte.By 2013 […]