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Trust & Technology Initiative

A network around trust, technology, society and power      

The Trust & Technology Initiative brings together and drives forward interdisciplinary research from Cambridge and beyond to explore the dynamics of trust and distrust in relation to internet technologies, society and power.

The Initiative is unique in considering the interplays and feedback loops between the fundamentals of technology, societal impact and governance of next generation systems at the research and development stage.         

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Leading academics appeal for privacy by design in approach to contract-tracing apps

22 April 2020

As governments, companies and academics race to develop post-pandemic contact tracing apps, concerns are growing over privacy and transparency issues. More than 300 academics from around the globe have released a joint statement calling for citizen privacy to be at the heart of any technical solution. They argue that...

Trustworthy AI development: 10 mechanisms to support verifiable claims

16 April 2020

Leading researchers from Cambridge, Oxford and other organisations have co-authored a unique report that lays out a road map for making AI development demonstrably, verifiably responsible and thus more trustworthy.

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