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AI Now: AI Desperately Needs Regulation and Public Accountability

Artificial intelligence systems and creators are in dire need of direct intervention by governments and human rights watchdogs, according to a new report from...

MIT Ethics Reading Group Explores the Ethical Dimensions of AI

For years, the tech industry followed a move-fast-and-break-things approach, and few people seemed to mind as a wave of astonishing new tools for communicating...

How to Avoid the Potential Dangers of AI, Robots and Big Tech Companies

If you plan to live another 10 years, you should expect to live in a world with machines doing things you don't like doing...

The Development of AI Ethics Must Keep Pace with Innovation

The ability of artificial intelligence to make ethically sound decisions is a hot topic in debates around the world. The issue is particularly prevalent in discussions...

Yoshua Bengio A Father of AI, is Concerned for Its Future

Yoshua Bengio is a grandmaster of modern artificial intelligence. Alongside Geoff Hinton and Yan LeCun, Bengio is famous for championing a technique known as deep learning that in recent years...

We Need AIs that Proactively Does Good, Not Just Avoids Doing Egregious Harm

Guest Editorial by Dr. Ben Goertzel As AI technology rapidly transitions from research and science fiction into industry, commerce and everyday life, the ethics of...

Apple’s Tim Cook Warns Against the ‘Data Industrial Complex’

Apple’s  CEO Tim Cook has joined the chorus of voices warning that data itself is being weaponized against people and societies — arguing that the...

Time for the AI Team to Include a Qualified Therapist

By Leila Entezam, Principal, EQ-Centered Design Is your company using AI? Considering it? Looking into Artificial Empathy? Before you go any further, consider this: A Google...

Interview with Robert Viola of DG Connect on Future of AI in Europe

By Roberto V. Zicari, editor ODBMS.org I recently interviewed Roberto Viola, Director General of DG CONNECT (Directorate General of Communication Networks, Content and Technology) at the European Commission. We talked about...

We Need to be Examining the Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence

Growing up, one of my favorite movies was Steven Spielberg’s Minority Report. I was fascinated by the idea that a crime could be prevented before it occurred....






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