The City of Helsinki, Finland, and the City of Amsterdam in the Netherlands, have introduced online AI registries that offer a glimpse into the workings of the algorithms and machine-learning systems used for municipal governance.
The joint announcement, made in conjunction with the Next Generation Internet Summit, represents an effort to promote algorithmic transparency, an aspiration computer scientists and advocacy groups have prioritized in recent years to ensure that people can understand how computer code makes decisions that affect their lives.
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