AI has broad implications for social life and politics. It is essential to understand better how and by whom it is governed, and why so. The ensuing questions range from international initiatives to govern AI and lobbying by tech companies to explaining differences between national regulatory approaches and the role of expertise and citizen opinions in the formation of policies. Governments use AI in a whole variety of ways, from monitoring and guiding traffic flows to guiding policing and border control.
The politics and institutions through with the European Union governs the development and deployment of AI
Researcher: Daniel Mügge
Impact of large (predominantly American) tech firms on governance of and through AI
Researchers: Anneroos Planqué-van Hardeveldt
The use and abuse of big data and algorithmic analysis in financial security – FOLLOW project
Researchers: Marieke de Goede, Carola Westermeier, Rocco Bellanova.
AI and citizens’ digital competence
Researchers: Dian de Vries, Jessica Piotrowski and Claes de Vreese.
Public trust in AI
Researchers: Theo Araujo and Claes de Vreese
Explainable AI in the Media
Researchers: Jessica Sam, Sophie Boerman, Judith Moeller and Claes de Vreese
Political economic consequences of index investment
Researcher: Eelke Heemskerk
FOLLOW analyses the ways in which private companies increasingly operate in the frontline of security practice.