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Esra Bakkalbasioglu

Esra Bakkalbasioglu is a design researcher at Microsoft, focused on AI ethics. Her recent research includes developing disclosure mechanisms in different domains. She has a Ph.D. in interdisciplinary social sciences from the University of Washington. esrabakkalbasi@gmail.com



Artificial intelligence is changing the surveillance landscape

Posted: Wed, June 30, 2021 - 11:46:49

The following is a review of recent publications on the issue of AI and surveillance and does not reflect Microsoft's opinion on the topic.The termsurveillanceis derived fromsur, which means from above, andveillance, which means to watch. Theoretical approaches to surveillance can be traced back to the 18th century with Bentham’s prison-panopticon. The panopticon premise involved a guard in a central…