Big Policy Canvas Research Roadmap

[...] * Many decisions, are today automated and performed by algorithms. Predictive algorithms have been used for many years in public services, whether for predicting risks of hospital admissions or recidivism in criminal justice. Newer ones could predict exam results or job outcomes or help regulators predict patterns of infraction. It’s useful to be able to make violence risk assessments when a call comes into the police, or to make risk assessments of buildings. Health is already being transformed by much better detection of illness, for example, in blood or eye tests.