Algorithmic Impact Assessments are an interesting way to evaluate how algorithmic systems and society interact and what kind of contract could potentially be setup between both parties to allow for a more beneficial interaction.
This session will take a critical, deep-dive into what this means and will explore this through the following reading material with an objective to produce a short article summarizing the views from our discussions.
Readings: [Mandatory for this session]
1) Algorithmic Impact Assessments: Toward Accountable Automation in Public Agencies https://medium.com/@AINowInstitute/algorithmic-impact-assessments-toward-accountable-automation-in-public-agencies-bd9856e6fdde
2) A Canadian Algorithmic Impact Assessment https://medium.com/@supergovernance/a-canadian-algorithmic-impact-assessment-128a2b2e7f85
1) ALGORITHMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENTS:
A PRACTICAL FRAMEWORK FOR PUBLIC AGENCY
NOTE : Please join Slack via http://bit.ly/ai-ethics-signup as we will be actively discussing things there leading up to the session.
Format : [Session will start sharp 6:30 pm]
6:35-6:40 Break out into groups
6:40-7:00 Discussion of groups [suggested time 7 minutes per item]
7:00-7:30 Group discussion
7:30-7:55 Group presentations
7:55-8:00 Session wrap-up