The 217-page report provides a comprehensive overview of the emerging artificial intelligence (AI) space and helps equip users with knowledge and resources to build a tech future aligned with the public interest. AI and Human Rights focuses on key issues and opportunities in seven areas, namely: Automated Decision Making Systems and Civil Rights; Data Privacy; Synthetic Media and Information Integrity; Content Moderation; Healthcare; Surveillance Technology; Predictive Technology and Criminal Justice; and Cybersecurity and Autonomous Weapons.
Key themes and values relating to AI and human rights are addressed in the report, including transparency; explainability; user notification and consent; oversight and accountability; due process and redress; privacy by default; participant-centred; conducting impact assessments; and creating standards, regulation and legislation.
AI and Human Rights also features profile interviews with more than 40 top community leaders including Jennifer Easterday, Laura Walker McDonald, Jess Reia (何杰茜), Peaks Krafft, Philip Dawson, Bruna de Castro e Silva, Vyara Savova, LL.M., Ph.D.—to—be, Nora Lindström, Jenna Hong, Hessie Jones, Dunstan Allison-Hope, Beena Ammanath, Anupam Chander, Alice Goguen Hunsberger, Damini Satija, to name a few.
Speaking on the importance of the report, founder and director of All Tech is Human David Ryan Polgar said: “The future of technology is intertwined with the future of democracy and our human condition. In particular, the rapid advancement of artificial intelligence brings forward thorny questions related to privacy, fairness, and human agency… [But] by working together we have the power of community, the power of collective intelligence, and the power to change systems.”
You can download the full report here.