Challenging automated filtering systems – The case of Yelp

Before choosing a restaurant, you will probably seek advice on TripAdvisor or Yelp. These platforms employ filtering algorithms to ensure reliability and authenticity of their reviews. As the livelihood of the business largely depends on its digital reputation, the correct functioning of these filters is fundamental. If the algorithm assesses reviews wrongly, this will damage…

The advent of legal analytics

The article discusses the intriguing ability of legal analytics algorithms to draw conclusions about court cases – such as identifying certain behavioral patterns of judges – and the implications that these algorithms bring about. An article by Henrik Trasberg In 1949, Lee Loevinger coined the term „jurimetrics“. He considered that while jurisprudence is a philosophical…

Interview zu Comic “KI, wir müssen reden!”

Das Thema Künstliche Intelligenz ist derzeit in aller Munde. Es beschäftigt nicht nur Informatiker und Softwareschmieden, sondern nauch Philosophinnen, Soziologen, Juristinnen und zivilgesellschaftliche Organisationen. Weltweit ringt auch die Politik damit, neue Technologien zu verstehen, ihre Wirtschaftsstandorte für die Potentiale der KI zu rüsten und potentielle Gefahren regulatorisch einzuhegen. Nur wenige Expertinnen und Experten geben sich…