Viktoria Grzymek 

Viktoria Grzymek worked as Project Manager at the Bertelsmann Stiftung. Before joining the project “The Ethics of Algorithms” she worked on digitization and related societal issues from three different perspectives in the framework of the foundation’s Junior Professionals Program. Previously, she has dealt with digital policy issues at public affairs consultancies, in the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and in the European Parliament. Viktoria holds a Master of Public Policy from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin and a Bachelor of Arts in European Studies from Maastricht University.

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Automating Society Report: Increased deployment of automated decision-making: Transparency, oversight and competence are still lacking

Over 100 use cases of automated decision-making systems in 16 European countries have been compiled by a research network for the 2020 edition of the Automating Society report by Bertelsmann Stiftung and AlgorithmWatch. The report shows: Even though algorithmic systems are increasingly being used by public administration and private companies, there is still a lack […]

Digital Sovereignty in the EU

“Digital Sovereignty” is a term frequently used in political debates on the national and European level. What is meant by this? How can the EU be capable of asserting its own values and legal systems in a digital policy? The debate on “Digital Sovereignty” is not sufficiently based on evidence at the present time. To […]

Blogparade: Tech for good? Really, now? Or now more than ever?!

What contribution can digital technologies make to public welfare? Can we place algorithms in the service of society? Is “tech for good” a clichéd idea? Or can we, in fact, manage to use technology sensibly – especially now – without treating it as the silver bullet to complex societal problems? Do you have something to […]

3 questions for … Marina Jirotka and Helena Webb

Marina Jirotka (Professor of Human Centred Computing) and Helena Webb (Senior Researcher) work at the University of Oxford’s Department of Computer Science, in the Human Centred Computing theme. From 2016 to 2018 they participated in the research project “UnBias: Emancipating Users Against Algorithmic Biases for a Trusted Digital Economy”, a collaboration with the Universities of […]