Data | Ethics | Governance

arXiv – Data Protection and Privacy Papers

July 26, 2017

1707.06247 – On the Economics of Ransomware 1707.05905 – Secure SURF with Fully Homomorphic Encryption 1707.03736 – The Case for Being Average: A Mediocrity Approach to Style Masking and Author Obfuscation 1707.03184 – A Survey on Resilient Machine Learning 1707.02653 – Cybersecurity Cost of Quality: Managing the Costs of Cybersecurity Risk Management 1707.02260 – Fair Personalization 1707.01879 – Internet of Things: Survey…

arXiv – Explainable Artificial Intelligence

July 10, 2017

Given that DARPA is throwing some money at the idea of Explainable AI (XAI), I thought I would run through arXiv and see what people are up to in this area.  In fact, it would appear DARPA has coined this term as there are no arXiv results prior to their program announcement in 2016!  I’ve…

Data Protection Regulation – A UK Perspective

June 25, 2017

2017, Information Commissioner’s Office (UK), “Guide to data protection“ 2017, ITPro, “General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR): 23% of UK SMBs haven’t started preparing for GDPR“ 2017, FT, “Businesses failing to prepare for EU rules on data protection“ 2017, BBC, “Queen’s Speech: New data protection law“ 2017, Lexology, “GDPR and Brexit: UK Government unveils Data Protection…

Data Protection Regulation – A European Union Perspective (GDPR)

June 25, 2017

2017, EU GDPR Portal 2016, eur-lex, “Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council“   2017, Lexology, “Preparing to comply with The EU General Data Protection Regulation“ 2017, Information Commissioner’s Office, UK, “Data protection reform“ 2017, Bird & Bird, “Guide to the General Data Protection Regulation” (PDF) 2017, Veritas, “GDPR Report” (PDF)…

Data Protection Regulation – A G20 Perspective

June 22, 2017

[EU, UK, and US will be addressed in a separate post] Argentina 2017, Lexology, “Collection, storage and transfer of data in Argentina“ 2017, Baker McKenzie, “Argentina: New Regulation on Personal Data Protection“ 2017, DLA Piper, “Data Protection Laws of the World – Argentina“ 2017, Privacy International, “State of Privacy Argentina“ 2016, Privacy International, “The Right…

Journal Summary – International Review of Law, Computers & Technology

June 19, 2017

2017, Do algorithms dream of ‘data’ without bodies? 2017, A study into the layers of automated decision-making: emergent normative and legal aspects of deep learning 2017, Accountability for the use of algorithms in a big data environment 2017, Post-mortem privacy 2.0: theory, law, and technology 2016, Rediscovering artificial intelligence and law: an inadequate jurisprudence? 2016,…

Journal Summary – Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society A

June 19, 2017

2016, Locating ethics in data science: responsibility and accountability in global and distributed knowledge production systems 2016, The ethics of smart cities and urban science 2016, Data philanthropy and the design of the infraethics for information societies 2016, Compelling truth: legal protection of the infosphere against big data spills 2016, The opportunities and ethics of…

Journal Summary – Science, Technology & Human Values

June 18, 2017

2017, Taylorism, the European Science of Work, and the Quantified Self at Work 2017, Managing Ambiguities at the Edge of Knowledge 2017, Engaging Values Despite Neutrality 2017, Ethics Policies and Ethics Work in Cross-national Genetic Research and Data Sharing 2017, Making Policies for Open Data 2016, Corporate Capitalism and the Growing Power of Big Data…

Journal Summary – Bulletin of Science, Technology & Society

June 18, 2017

2014, Modeling Reality 2013, Always On and Always With Mobile Tablet Devices 2013, Why the Current Insistence on Open Access to Scientific Data? Big Data, Knowledge Production, and the Political Economy of Contemporary Biology 2012, Re-Mediating Research Ethics 2011, Rethinking the Machine Metaphor Since Descartes: On the Irreducibility of Bodies, Minds, and Meanings 2010, Our…

arXiv – Explainable Deep Learning

June 12, 2017

1705.10301, Contextual Explanation Networks 1705.08639, Fast-Slow Recurrent Neural Networks 1705.08564, Towards Interrogating Discriminative Machine Learning Models 1705.07874, A unified approach to interpreting model predictions 1705.05598, PatternNet and PatternLRP — Improving the interpretability of neural networks 1705.01968, A Workflow for Visual Diagnostics of Binary Classifiers using Instance-Level Explanations 1704.04133, Explaining the Unexplained: A CLass-Enhanced Attentive Response (CLEAR) Approach to Understanding Deep Neural Networks…