These fifty-three specific projects, initiatives, and programs leveraging emerging technologies for the public interest were identified in the process of creating the Pathways Through the Portal report. These organizations were either discovered during our original research or were directly suggested by one or more of the 24 field leaders we interviewed for the report.
What has brought us together over the past year and a half is a wide-ranging and ever-increasing list of concerns about the project, not to mention growing frustration with a public engagement process that is unable to address these concerns effectively, given that it is led by and paid for by the company hoping to win “the big contract.”
AI in the Trap, a collaborative art project that explores the future of artificial intelligence and predictive policing through a hip-hop lens.
Exploring new approaches for community-led innovation in public spaces.
The experiment will test whether machine learning and natural language processing (NLP) can effectively cluster similar proposals and recommendations from ‘like minded citizens’ on the Consul digital democracy platform
A quest for friendship with a humanoid robot turned into a rabbit-hole of questions and an examination of the codification of social, cultural and future histories at the intersection of technology, race, gender and social equity.
We are a collective of passionate socially minded people who are empowering social change makers to be better by allowing their data to speak to them.
The portable unit interviews users about the apps, services and digital providers they interact with, reveals what these providers know about their users, then tells the user stories about what the effects of this may be and provides recommendations regarding their level of trustworthiness, relating to the individual themselves and to other people who may be more or less impacted by the same use or misuse of the data that accumulates around their digital life.
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