• THE DATA ADVANTAGE

  • ETHICAL AUDIENCE ENGAGEMENT

    We use behavioural and psychographic analytics to help our clients better understand their audiences across all media channels. Our AI-enabled profiling techniques allow us to identify and engage key influencers, connect passionate groups and inspire social contagion.

  • OUR SERVICES

    We work with the most high-profile clients and keep their data and identity confidential at all times.

    DEEP DATA INSIGHTS

    Multi-channel data modeling

    We combine data on attitudes, behaviour, personality and networks to empower smart campaign management.

    ETHICAL ALGORITHMS

    Responsible use of machine learning

    We value algorithmic transparency and accountability. Our bots disclose themselves as bots and serve the public good.

    ACCELERATED CHANGE

    Reliability and accuracy of results

    We engage with global political, business and other leaders of society to deliver results and drive causal social change.

  • PRO BONO PROJECTS

    We offer a range of pro bono services at all levels in the interest of fair elections and the common good.

    Data-driven social impact

    As a leader in algorithmic campaigning, we serve the public by offering our intelligent solutions to selected social causes free of charge.

  • AI AGAINST FAKE NEWS

    We use AI to combat fake news and false amplifiers. Using state-of-the-art intelligent systems, our goal is to prevent the spread of inaccurate or manipulated information online. We fight against computational propaganda that attempts to distort political sentiment. Our coordinated campaigns help voters see the big picture and discover diverse political content. We support the core principles of democracy and reinforce civic engagement with machine learning technology.
     
    - World Economic Forum Agenda (May 2017)
    #MacronLeaks changed political campaigning. Why Macron succeeded and Clinton failed

  • PRESS HIGHLIGHTS

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    How artificial intelligence conquered democracy

    AI technology is becoming commonplace in political campaigns, and some even claim it was crucial in delivering Donald Trump to the White House.

    Would you let an algorithm choose the next U.S. president?

    The pace of AI progress brings challenges for the political domain. Bias in algorithms can amplify biases and deepen social divisions.

    Solving our technology problems with humanity

    An interview with Founder & CEO of Avantgarde Analytics, Vyacheslav Polonski, on the ethics of using machine learning in politics.

    #MacronLeaks changed political campaigning. Why Macron succeeded and Clinton failed

    Using AI to counteract fake news and computational propaganda may be our only hope to preserve democracy as we know it.

    Artificial intelligence has the power to destroy or save democracy

    Artificial intelligence has helped politicians get elected, but what effect is it having on democracy?

    Is social media destroying democracy?

    The Internet has rewired civil society. But pressure from online networks can cause our democratically elected leaders to act in the strangest ways.

    From voices to votes: how young people used social media to influence the General Election

    What happens when one political party neglects social media, while its opponent leverages its incredible momentum to activate young voters.

    ‘Brexit’ talk on social media favored the ‘leave’ side in the EU referendum

    Data about the vast online conversation before the vote suggest that the people supporting the “leave” campaign were far more engaged on the issue than their opponents on social media.

    Are you 'web' or 'wall'? How politics has split society

    Rather than defend the status quo from the counter-revolution, the political class should work to create a new system – one that responds to the needs of the people.

    The good, the bad and the ugly uses of machine learning in election campaigns

    The deep integration of machine learning in politics is inevitable and there are many examples of how AI can enhance election campaigns in ethical ways.

    It’s time to fall In love with democracy again. Here’s how

    In an age of instant gratification, democracy’s need for patience and tolerance will come under serious strain. But compared to the alternatives, it’s still a system worth defending.

    The behavioral scientist’s ethics checklist

    As collaborations between academic behavioral scientists and companies become more common, we need to be aware of how different goals may lead to ethical trade-offs. One way to do this is by developing a shared language and understanding of the purpose and parameters of a research partnership.

    Moral machines: here are 3 ways to teach robots right from wrong

    Before giving machines a sense of morality, humans have to first define morality in a way computers can process. A difficult but not impossible task. But if we can't agree on what makes a moral human, how can we design moral robots? In this piece we offer three guidelines for more ethically aligned AI systems.

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