“Making the best of AI is one of the most important challenges of our century, a challenge we all face together."
- Huw Price, Bertrand Russell Professor of Philosophy, Cambridge University & Academic Director of the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence
Future Advocacy's current think tank project is focused on making sure we are best positioned to capitalise on the opportunities and mitigate the risks presented by artificial intelligence.
You can read some of our publications and reports below. We have ongoing projects on the Future World of Work, Data Governance, and the impact of AI in low- and middle-income countries. Email us, follow our Twitter account, or come to one of our events to find out more.
Report: ARTificial intelligence - The Road Ahead in Low and Middle-Income Countries
We collaborated with the Web Foundation on this report, part of their White paper series entitled 'Opportunities and risks in emerging technologies', and made ten recommendations to ensure that all countries and all people enjoy the benefits of AI.
To read the full report, click here.
Submission: 'Algorithms in decision-making' inquiry
In February 2017, the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee launched a new inquiry into the use of algorithms in public and business decision making. Future Advocacy submitted evidence highlighting that algorithmic transparency is not only ethically desirable, but also commercially advantageous.
To see our full submission, click here.
SUBMISSION: CONSULTATION ON INDUSTRIAL STRATEGY
In January 2017 the Government released its Green Paper 'Building our Industrial Strategy' and invited submissions. Future Advocacy made a number of recommendations, including that the UK government should pursue an early Sector Deal for AI, on a par with other early Sector Deals announced in the Green Paper.
To read the full submission, click here.
Report: AN INtelligent future?
Our report, released in October 2016, makes 12 policy recommendations which aim to ensure that the United Kingdom is best placed to maximise the opportunities and minimise the risks of artificial intelligence and related technologies.
To read the full report and associated documents, click here.