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Avoid diluting democracy by algorithms

There is a tendency among AI researchers to use the concepts of democracy and democratization in ways that are only loosely connected to their political and historical meanings. We argue that it is important to take the concept more seriously in AI research by engaging with political philosophy.

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Sætra, H.S., Borgebund, H. & Coeckelbergh, M. Avoid diluting democracy by algorithms. Nat Mach Intell 4, 804–806 (2022).

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