Apprise uses an expert system to assess the vulnerability of working conditions. The knowledge base used in this system is developed through broad stakeholder consultations, ensuring that representation is included both from top-down (e.g. legal frameworks) and bottom up (e.g. non-governmental organization) perspectives.
When beginning to work in this area, we began questioning how frontier technologies such as big data and AI are often hailed to improve decision making by reducing and mitigating human biases. In this research we question the opportunities that AI offers, considering the new threats to human freedom, fairness and non-discrimination, privacy and security.