The Sociable: AI for governments monitoring citizen happiness

The Sociable: AI for governments monitoring citizen happiness. “Governments may use information gleaned from AI in a beneficial way in monitoring citizen happiness, but this type of data collection carries ethical concerns. The Japanese company NTT DATA has recently collaborated with Spanish startup Social Coin, in a bid to develop an Artificial Intelligence platform used to glean social data from different places around the world. This begs the question: to what end? I decided to dig a little deeper into the full potential and ramifications of using such an AI application in governance.”