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Automation & Control


Governments and companies are increasingly datafying there citizens and users, processing and deciding through algorithms, but does the developers of algorithms hold too much power?

How do we make sure that we use data in the most optimal way? Does seemingly objective processing of big data hold the truth or is it subject to (political) decisions by the developers that are kept too opaque at the moment? And if so what is the societal implications of issues such as inclusion, democracy and access, and how do we improve this?


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