‘…we are both invested and sensitive to how AI is portrayed in the media. In this article, we suggest a list of best practices for media coverage of AI, some of which may not be obvious to people without a technical background in AI.’ 

Skynet Today suggests ten ‘do’s’ and ‘don’ts’ for how to portray AI.

The do’s:

The don’ts:

Skynet Today is published online by two graduate students in computer science, along with contributors from the field. They say their points reflect a canvass of AI researchers and their own ideas.

They quickly point out that their advice is not always followed within the AI research community, either. Their intent is a set of principles to apply and to ‘ignore as need be according to good judgment.’


AI Coverage Best Practices, According to AI Researchers
SKYNET TODAY | November 11, 2019 | by Andrey Kurenkov