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As machine learning and AI become ever present in our daily lives, we have to ask — how will these technologies impact our fundamental human rights? Algorithms affect the ways that we find education, jobs, and housing. They also impact how we communicate with one another and even express ourselves — think of the auto responses that Gmail now offers or emojis that iPhone Messages recommends.

At the same time, AI brings about critical implications for freedom of expression, the right to privacy, and socio-economic equality. As the debate around the…

Simin Kargar

All human(e) things. Researching disinformation and platforms. Middle Eastern heart. PhDing @SAIS Johns Hopkins. Before:Harvard Berkman Klein Center Fellow.

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