Every day government decisions from bus routes to policing used to be based on limited information and human judgment. Check out our new database and join MuckRock in learning more about these uses.
This Week’s FOIA Round-up: FOIA in the impeachment report, MA robot police dogs, and your neighbor’s Ring might let the police spy on you
This week’s FOIA drama from the Trump administration and technology
Algorithms and artificial intelligence are playing an ever-increasing role in the lives of all Americans. MuckRock, in collaboration with the the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy and Law is building a catalogue of the algorithms and AI being considered, used, and regulated by local, state, and federal governments. Your help is vital to our effort and only needs to take a few minutes!
Introducing Algorithmic Control, a new series exploring how machine learning is reshaping government and our communities
Today we’re publishing the first piece in an ongoing collaboration between MuckRock and the Rutgers Institute for Information Policy & Law exploring local government use of big data, artificial intelligence, and algorithms. Sign up now for regular updates, or submit a tip on public policy algorithms you’d like to see added to our open database.