2 November 2021

Algorithms in the Swiss Political Discourse

This project is conducted as part of a Capstone Course of the Institute of Political Science at the University of Zurich. The aim of this project is to evaluate the Swiss discourse on the use of algorithms: Which actors shape the public debate and from which perspectives are algorithms politically problematized?

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A joint project by AlgorithmWatch and the University of Basel on behalf of the Canton of Zürich, 20 November 2020

ADM Systems in the Public Sector

The canton of Zürich asked AlgorithmWatch and Prof. Nadja Braun Binder from the University of Basel for an evaluation about the use of ADM-systems in the public sector. The report will state what could be useful prerequisites for the implementation of ADM systems, what kind of obstacles can be encountered and how these could possibly…

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About Automating Society, 20 November 2020

Automating Society Report

The project ‘Automating Society’ aims at composing a previously unreleased mapping and analysis of automated decision-making (ADM) applications in the public policy sphere in Europe. In 2019, the first edition of the report investigated the current usage and policy debates around ADM both in 12 European countries individually and at EU level. Read the 2019…

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