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Os EUA finalmente centralizaram os dados médicos

A pandemia expôs a realidade fragmentada dos registros de saúde nos Estados Unidos. Agora o esforço para reunir dados de milhões de pacientes está começando a mostrar resultados.

[Simple] The US finally has centralized medical data

Covid exposed the fragmented reality of US health records. Now an effort to bring together data from millions of patients starting to show results.

[Intermediate] The EU should regulate AI on the basis of rights, not risks

In only a few months the European Commission is set to present a regulation on artificial intelligence (AI). Despite numerous statements from civil society and other actors about the dangers of applying a risk-based approach to regulating AI, the European Commission seems determined to go in this direction. The Commission already said in its 2020 White Paper on Artificial Intelligence that it wanted to apply a risk-based approach.

However, a risk-based approach to regulation is not adequate to protect human rights. Our rights are non-negotiable and they must be respected regardless of a risk level associated with external factors.

A União Europeia deveria regular IA com base em direitos, não riscos

Em poucos meses a Comissão Europeia está pronta para apresentar sua regulação sobre Inteligência Artificial (IA) (https://ec.europa.eu/transparency/regdoc/rep/2/2021/EN/SEC-2021-2365-F1-EN-MAIN-PART-1.PDF). Embora diversos pronunciamentos da sociadade civil e outros players sobre o perigo de aplicar uma abordagem baseada em riscos para regular a IA, a Comissão Europeia parece determinada em ir nesta direção. A Comissão já se pronunciou em seu Paper de 2020 sobre Inteligência Artificial, afirmando sua intenção de aplicar uma regulação fundamentada em riscos.

However, a risk-based approach to regulation is not adequate to protect human rights. Our rights are non-negotiable and they must be respected regardless of a risk level associated with external factors.

[Intermediate] Augmented Intelligence

This is what a human-centred approach to AI technology could look like.

[Simple] Data Privacy in the Crosshairs

But how do Americans feel about data privacy? According to Pew Research, they do not trust governments and companies to do the right thing with data. A 2019 survey found 81% of people feel they have very little or no control over data collected by companies, while 84% felt the same about government.

[Intermediate] Patient trust must come at the top of researchers’ priority list

Secondary use of patient health data can be a boon for medical research and development, but only if researchers can cultivate patient trust in the system.

[Simple] Tim Cook: Privacy and climate change are ‘the top issues of the century’

In an exclusive interview, Apple’s CEO talks about how privacy threats change behavior, tech’s role in igniting extremism, and why “Big Tech” is a misnomer.

[Simples] Tim Cook: Privacidade e mudança climática são ‘as principais questões do século’

Em entrevista exclusiva, o CEO da Apple fala sobre como as ameaças à privacidade mudam o comportamento, o papel da tecnologia em acionar o extremismo e porquê "Big Tech" é um termo impróprio.

[Simples] Como responsabilizar as mídias sociais por minarem a democracia

O problema com as mídias sociais não é apenas o que os usuários postam - é o que as plataformas decidem fazer com esse conteúdo. Longe de serem neutras, as empresas de mídias sociais estão constantemente tomando decisões sobre qual conteúdo ampliar, elevar e sugerir a outros usuários. Dado seu modelo de negócios, que promove escala acima de tudo, eles frequentemente amplificam ativamente conteúdo extremo e divisivo - incluindo teorias de conspiração perigosas e desinformação. É hora de os reguladores intervirem.

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How to Hold Social Media Accountable for Undermining Democracy

The problem with social media isn’t just what users post — it’s what the platforms decide to do with that content. Far from being neutral, social media companies are constantly making decisions about which content to amplify, elevate, and suggest to other users. Given their business model, which promotes scale above all, they’ve often actively amplified extreme, divisive content — including dangerous conspiracy theories and misinformation. It’s time for regulators to step in.

Amsterdam and Helsinki launch algorithm registries to bring transparency to public deployment of AI

European governments never fail to surprise the world with their innovative minds. Such registries can empower citizens and give them a way to evaluate, examine, or question governments’ applications of AI.

アムステルダムとヘルシンキ、AIの公的展開に透明性をもたらすアルゴリズムレジストリを立ち上げへ

欧州の政府はその革新的な頭脳で世界を驚かせないことはありません。そのような登録は市民に力を与え、政府のAI応用を評価したり、調べたり、質問したりする方法を与えることができます。

Amsterdã e Helsinque lançam registros de algoritmos para trazer transparência à implantação pública de IA

Os governos europeus nunca deixam de surpreender o mundo com suas mentes inovadoras. Esses registros podem capacitar os cidadãos e dar-lhes uma maneira de avaliar, examinar ou questionar as aplicações governamentais de IA.

Por que agora é a hora da "inovação aberta"?

O Covid-19 mostrou como as empresas podem trabalhar juntas para resolver problemas.

Why Now Is the Time for “Open Innovation”

Covid-19 has shown how companies can work together to solve problems.

Why Google’s Move into Patient Information Is a Big Deal

We are obviously at the beginning of what will likely be a long, contentious, and vital debate over how to manage personal health information in the digital age... patients have an undeniable right to privacy and control over their personal health data.