Details zu 10.14361/9783839457603-008

Fieke Jansen
The State
A Key Actor in Shaping Data Infrastructure Space
DOI: 10.14361/9783839457603-008
The datafication of society has become a significant feature of contemporary social life. While society is still grappling to understand the social, cultural and political implications connected to these systems, the political imaginaries and economic drivers that are privileging data and technology often go unquestioned. This chapter draws on a close reading of the European Commission white paper on Artificial Intelligence (AI) to argue that for the state are actively mobilizes its regulatory, resource and bureaucratic apparatus to stimulate the development of domestic data infrastructure spaces and a market for European trustworthy AI products.