“Transparency in AI is a prerequisite for accountability. If you don't know what's going on in an algorithmic system, you can't be responsible for it.”

Research focus: Critical data studies, Algorithmic accountability, Algorithms, Big data

Maranke Wieringa (1992; they) is a PhD student at Utrecht University and affiliated with the Utrecht Data School. They have a background in cultural and media sciences. Their academic interest focuses on the overlap between software and data. Wieringa is part of the research platform Datafied Society.

Algorithmic accountability

In their PhD thesis Wieringa researches algorithmic accountability in Dutch municipalities.

Wieringa regularly appears in the media.