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US Tech Giants Reported Helping to Build the Chinese Surveillance State

By AI Trends Staff Even as the United States government considers “blacklisting” five Chinese tech companies for their roles in facilitating China’s repression of the...

AI in Government: Ethical Considerations and Educational Needs

By Deborah Borfitz, Senior Science Writer, AI Trends In the public sector, adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) appears to have reached a tipping point with...

Privacy and AI: Data Scientists Need to Care; Government Regulation Could Result in Fewer...

By AI Trends Staff Privacy --  the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford rates this as the most severe problem we will face over the...

Ten U.S. Naval War College Students Earn Ethics and Emerging Military Technology Program Certificates

Ten U.S. Naval War College students were awarded graduate certificates in the Ethics and Emerging Military Technology program on Monday, June 10. This program, which...

Facial Recognition Software Facing Challenges And Seeing Some Success

By John P. Desmond, AI Trends Editor Facial recognition systems are seeing pushback. The city of San Francisco has banned the user of face recognition...

White House Releases Update to National Artificial Intelligence R&D Strategic Plan

By AI Trends Staff The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy on June 21 released the National Artificial Intelligence Research and Development Strategic...

What Does an AI Ethicist Do? A Chat with Microsoft’s Tim O’Brien

By Thomas H. Davenport, Professor of IT and Management at Babson College Microsoft was one of the earliest companies to begin discussing and advocating for an...

OpenAI: Choosing Between Global Development of AI, and Fear of Losing Control Over Dangerous...

By Konrad Budek and Arkadiusz Nowaczynski of deepsense.ai Earlier this year, deepsense.ai highlighted AI morality and transparency as one of 2019’s dominant AI trends. Incidents...

Dr. David Bray to Deliver AI World Society Lecture at UN Charter Day, June...

Dr. David Bray will deliver the keynote address on “Artificial Intelligence, the Internet and the Future of Data: Where Will We Be in 2045?”...

OECD Releases Guidelines for Development of Trustworthy AI, Joining the Pack

Australia is among 42 countries that in late May signed up to a new set of policy guidelines for the development of artificial intelligence...






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