On 18 December, the European Commission’s High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence (AI HLEG) published a draft version of Ethical Guidelines for Trustworthy AI. Moreover, they invited citizens, the general public, as well as experts, to review this draft and to provide feedback via the European AI Alliance.

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First, I would like to congratulate the AI HLEG with this document. It’s clear, it’s accessible, it’s thorough, and it’s practical. Let me sum up all the things I find brilliant:

They use ‘Trustworthy’ as an overarching term. I think this is brilliant. No matter how you conceptualize AI–as ‘general AI’ or…

Marc Steen

Works at research organization TNO. Advocates using technology to create a just society and to promote people's flourishing. Responsible Data Innovation.

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