Algorithm: the man in the machine
Commissioned by the Ministry of the Interior and Kingdom Relations, Waag conducted an investigation into "guidelines for the use of algorithms" based on two cases at the police and UWV.
The Dutch police and the UWV made extensive documentation available on the design of their researched applications. In addition to desk research, we conducted structured interviews with eight teams involved in the design and use of these applications in various roles. Finally, we organized a work session in which a number of other government organizations were also represented.
The findings are now compiled in the publication Algorithm: man in the machine (NL)