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Enabling the responsible use of AI in defence

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The Ministry of Defence (MoD) has today published the UK’s Defence AI Strategy, outlining how the UK will prioritise research, development and experimentation to revolutionise the UK’s Armed Forces capabilities. Additionally, the MoD has published a policy on the ‘Ambitious, …

Enabling responsible access to demographic data for algorithmic bias detection

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This week, we announced the launch of a new programme of work around enabling responsible access to data. One of the initial workstreams in this programme is exploring the potential for novel approaches to data stewardship to support organisations to …

Piloting the UK algorithmic transparency standard

Today, the Central Digital and Data Office (CDDO)  and Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation (CDEI) have published the first reports from our transparency standard pilots. The public sector algorithmic transparency standard is one of the world’s first initiatives of …

Enabling trustworthy innovation by assuring AI systems

Artificial intelligence (AI) offers huge potential to transform our society and economy. It has been harnessed to combat the pandemic; from supporting the discovery of new therapies and rapid virus detection methods, to powering dashboards that help clinicians make treatment …

Helping recruiters to innovate responsibly with data-driven tools

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The use of data-driven tools is rising across the recruitment sector. The COVID-19 pandemic has heightened the need for effective and efficient digital tools in hiring as recruiters search for the highest calibre candidates in an increasingly virtual world. Companies …

Enabling trustworthy innovation to thrive in the UK

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I’m delighted that DCMS have today announced the members of our refreshed advisory board and updated on the Centre’s remit going forward.  Since the CDEI was established in 2018, we have published internationally recognised research, including into two of the …

The use of algorithms in the content moderation process

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Algorithms play an essential role in moderating content on social media platforms. They can be used to identify material that has already been banned, as well as detect previously unseen forms of misinformation, by identifying signals that are indicative of …

The European Commission’s Artificial Intelligence Act highlights the need for an effective AI assurance ecosystem

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The European Commission released its highly anticipated Artificial Intelligence (AI) Act on 21 April 2021. It represents the most ambitious attempt to regulate AI technologies to date, setting out a cross-sectoral regulatory approach to the use of AI systems across …