Citizens’ Foundation has been developing tools for democratic participation and citizens empowerment built with artificial intelligence.
AI can assist in fighting the filter bubbles and biases to help citizens make informed decisions based on their real needs, empowering them with relevant knowledge
AI notifications can lower the barriers for participation by notifying citizens on relevant issues, assisting citizens to serve their democratic interests online by notifying them about participation opportunities.
Civic AI is informative, not intrusive, giving users recommendations based on what they have liked or disliked before, in a similar way that Facebook creates your feed. We use AI to analyse ideas and find news stories that are relevant to them.
Try the app and experiment
You can visit the Your Priorities newsfeed here to see how the Active Citizen AI recommendation engine works.
Artificial Intelligence assisted EU policymaking? The Deep Linking Youth experiment uses the Active Citizen Dashboard where AI is used to listen to the voices of young people discussing Erasmus+ on public social media. The goal is to help EU policymakers take better informed decisions that affect young people. Click here to visit the live experiment.
Visit our portfolio for projects that use Active Citizen.
Part of the Active Citizen development was funded by the EU commission, first from the CHEST FP7 as one of the winners of call 3, then later from Erasmus+ program for the Deep Linking Youth / Active Citizen Dashboard project.
Open Source code
Visit the main Active Citizen github archive.
Visit the Active Citizen Dashboard github archive.