Apart from privacy, the Safe City Malta project raises a number of issues that must be addressed by the Maltese authorities: Who will be storing the data? What will be done with the data? Who will be monitoring the data?
Understanding how the world of work is changing, and in whose interest, is the key political question of the future.
Jędrzej Niklas of the London School of Economics talks to Bartłomiej Kozek about how algorithms can perpetuate discrimination and argues that they should not be left in the hands of IT people.
Algorithms as technical entities also function as the symbolic base of an ideology that abets thoughtlessness and facilitates the evasion of responsibility.