Newsroom's technology columnist Richard MacManus argues big tech firms such as Google and Facebook should audit their algorithms in the same way our Government has asked for audits of how its departments use artificial intelligence.
Newsroom technology columnist Richard MacManus looks at how Google is using data provided by its users to build its artificial intelligence-driven tools. We're helping Google more than we realise. He wonders whether that's a good thing.
Social Development Minister Carmel Sepuloni has announced the Government is seeking the views of the public and NGOs on how it uses people’s data to target spending with what the previous Government called a 'social investment approach'.