In this section, you can find the full collection of KT4D videos. Get to know more about the project and the people behind this project, fostering civic participation in democracy by capitalising on the benefits of developments in AI and big data technologies.
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How can Knowledge Technologies improve civic participation in Democracy? What role should Law play in protecting Democratic Values? In this interview Laura Senatore discusses how her legal expertise will inform the Knowledge Technologies for Democracy Project (KT4D) projects as it considers both the opportunities and challenges arising from advanced technologies such as AI and Big Data on democratic values and democracy.
Bogna Gawrońska-Nowak is an Associate Professor at IRMIR, Poland. She is in involved in the EU-funded project KT4D. "We were invited to specifically take care of empirical research and especially a citizen science approach over the project implementation - Prof. Gawrońska-Nowak said. In KT4D, we want to attract people who are interested in getting engaged and contributing to making knowledge technology friendlier".
How can Knowledge Technologies improve the way in which democracy works?
In this interview Keith Hyams, Professor of Political Theory and Ethics at the University of Warwick, discusses his work on ethics that will inform KT4D, as it considers both the opportunities and challenges arising from advanced technologies such as AI and Big Data on democratic values and democracy.
Dr Jennifer Edmond is not only the KT4D Project Coordinator, she is also an Associate Professor of Digital Humanities at Trinity College Dublin. In this interview she explains the aims of the Knowledge Technologies for Democracy Project (KT4D) projects as it confronts the challenges arising from advance technologies coming into contact with democratic values.
Knowledge Technologies for Democracy (KT4D) will foster civic participation in democracy by capitalising on the benefits of developments in AI & Big Data Technologies. To do this we will develop and validate tools, guidelines and a Digital Democracy Lab Demonstrators platform.