Artificial Intelligence – Intelligent Politics. Challenges And Opportunities For Media And Democracy

On-line keynote speech on the Council of Europe Convention, of Ministers accountable for Media and Info Society.

Expensive Ministers,
Girls and Gents, It's a nice pleasure to be with you at present, even when solely remotely. We'd all have most popular to satisfy in particular person in Cyprus as initially deliberate, however circumstances have determined in any other case. This assembly is of particular significance. In a number of of our member states, media freedom and democracy have been undermined for years, together with via dangerous design or a biased use of synthetic intelligence instruments. There's a clear interconnection between synthetic intelligence methods and the standard of our democracies. Good governance could make the most effective out of expertise for people and the residing setting. Unhealthy governance will exacerbate inequality and discrimination and problem elementary democratic values. Inside the digital revolution, synthetic intelligence might be the sector that has expanded essentially the most, with out due regard to human rights. Typically AI causes hurt as a result of builders and customers are too assured in regards to the powers of machines. In different conditions, nonetheless, extra acutely aware selections are made to make use of AI’s potential to bolster stereotypes and consolidate political, social and financial energy within the arms of some.

Digital applied sciences are sometimes used to govern public opinion. There isn't a lack of proof that disinformation and incitement to hatred and violence have been propagated by tricking the algorithms of some social media platforms, together with by utilizing bots and pretend accounts.

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