A closer look at one of the most accepted norms for AI systems demonstrates the challenges inherent in incorporating democratic values.
Voting Technology articles on Democracy Chronicles
This voting technology section highlights the important role technology has played in democratic history and seeks to explore how technology will shape the future of elections. This new era of elections is an area of heavy debate in political circles. Be sure to also check out our Election Technology section and our articles on Technology Dissidents, the Internet and Voting or Voting Machines.
Twitter Changes Boost Autocrats’ Digital Disinformation
Recent changes at Twitter have enabled authoritarian governments in Russia, China, and Iran to amplify propaganda and disinformation.
Europe Needs Stronger Rules For Political Ads
Proposed EU regulation will increase public scrutiny of paid political messaging, restrict distribution of political ads based on individual sensitivities.
A Campaign Aide Didn’t Write That Email. A.I. Did.
Fake A.I. images of Donald J. Trump getting arrested in New York spread faster than they could be fact-checked last week.
Defending Democracy Against A Rapidly Evolving Internet
2022 saw significant online ecosystem changes that have the potential to further erode global democratic systems and values.
Tech Giants Broke Their Spending Records On Lobbying Last Year
Amazon.com Inc., Apple Inc. and Microsoft Corp. broke lobbying spending records last year as they fended off heightened scrutiny…
Philadelphia To Use Electronic Poll Books In This Year’s Election
This year, Philadelphia voters will choose a new mayor. When they head to the polls in May’s primary election, they’ll see something else new.
More Effort Is Needed To Open Election Data Globally
In more than 20 countries, voter turnout data is unavailable from official sources or the Election Management Body online.
How Modern Military Technology Reduces Probability Of Democratisation
The spread of military technologies is an inhibitor to democratic reform. This raises serious questions regarding the future.
ChatGPT Is Changing Education, AI Experts Say
Newly-launched AI-powered chatbot ChatGPT is changing the internet landscape. It presents several opportunities, including in education.