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People should be held accountable for AI and algorithm errors, rights commissioner says | THE GUARDIAN

‘The paper proposes each use of AI by government should be accompanied by a cost-benefit analysis and public consultation before…

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Nick Diakopoulos: The journalistic newsfeed: editorial values and algorithms | COLUMBIA JOURNALISM REVIEW

‘Algorithm design is an important new way for thinking about media diversity in society.’ News algorithms can powerfully express journalistic…

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An ethical checklist for robot journalism

by Tom Kent Feb 24, 2015 Updated October 2019   It’s routine now for news organizations to use artificial intelligence…

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Robots in the newsroom: The good, the bad and the (un)ethical | SOURCEFABRIC

‘It’s a neutral piece of technology that can be adapted for almost anything.’ Thomas Kent Thomas Kent is a pioneer…

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AI BRIEFS: October 2019

KFC Hints at AI, License Plate Recognition for Drive-thrus | THE SPOON | October 30, 2019 | by Jennifer Marston…

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AI ethics and the limits of code(s) | NESTA

‘Ethics is more a habit or muscle, than a code (in either sense). It’s a way of thinking and reasoning,…

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Fred Beneson: AI Is Coming for Your Favorite Menial Tasks | THE ATLANTIC

‘Artificial-intelligence systems are being designed to serve immediate business needs—and in the absence of ethical codes that take into account…

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The global landscape of AI ethics guidelines | Jobin et al

Seventy-four sets of ethical guidelines have been developed for AI since 2016. It makes a total of 84 ethics documents…

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Meet the Researchers Working to Make Sure Artificial Intelligence Is a Force for Good | TIME

‘It may be too soon to tell if that new consciousness will precipitate real systemic change. But facing academic, regulatory…

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Editorial: International AI ethics panel must be independent | NATURE

The Editorial Board of NATURE says ‘governments have been slow to to prioritize the ethics of AI.’ The US and…

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Olaf Groth, Mark Nitzberg, Stuart Russell: AI Algorithms Need FDA-style Drug Trials | WIRED

‘A software engineer can create an army of AI-powered bots, each pretending to be a different person, promoting content on…

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What does an AI ethicist do? | WEF

‘O’Brien’s presentations have focused on topics such as avoiding algorithmic bias and creating transparency in AI models…he views AI as…

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World Economic Forum Wants to Help Companies Avoid the Pitfalls of Artificial Intelligence: Eye on A.I. | FORBES

“We found a lot of boards didn’t really understand A.I., and they were asked to make decisions about implementing A.I….

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Deepfakes Pose Increasing Legal and Ethical Issues for Hollywood | THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

‘Ultra-realistic manipulation of digital imagery could open up new horizons for filmmaking, but lawmakers are only beginning to grapple with…

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Henry Kissinger, Eric Schmidt, and Daniel Huttenlocher: The Metamorphosis | THE ATLANTIC

‘the word intelligence does not adequately explain what is occurring, and ascribing anthropomorphic qualities to AI is out of order… What AI…

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Alison Berthet: Why do emerging AI guidelines emphasize ‘ethics’ over human rights? | OpenGlobalRights

‘…ethics are much more easily manipulated to support a given company or government’s agenda, with limited recourse for anyone who…

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The best books on Ethics for Artificial Intelligence recommended by Paula Boddington | FIVE BOOKS

‘Some of the ethical questions in AI are precisely about how we think of ourselves in the world.’ The author…

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Editorial Board: The Guardian view on digital injustice – when computers make things worse | THE GUARDIAN

‘One key difference between the analogue bureaucracy of the traditional civil service and the digitised bureaucracy of artificial intelligence is…

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G20 ministers agree on guiding principles for using artificial intelligence | JAPAN TIMES

Ministers from the G20 nations have agreed on principles for AI that ‘respect the principles of law, human rights and…

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Beijing AI Principles | BEIJING ACADEMY OF ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE 2019

‘The development of Artificial Intelligence (AI) concerns the future of the whole society, all humankind, and the environment.’ A combination…

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Recommendation of the Council on Artificial Intelligence | OECD 2019

‘A global reference point for trustworthy AI’ is how the OECD headlines this report from their Council on Artificial Intelligence….

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Digital assistants like Siri and Alexa entrench gender biases, says UN | THE GUARDIAN

THE GUARDIAN reports that a UNESCO study says smart speakers like Siri and Alexa should not use female voices by…

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Why we need a global response to AI ethics | WEF

‘Consider the following scenario: a car from China has different factory standards than a car from the US, but is…

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Fei-Fei Li & Yuval Noah Harari in Conversation – The Coming AI Upheaval | Stanford 2019

Runs: 90m Discussion starts around 9:38, following introductions A wide-ranging conversation: ethics in society, hacking humans, free will, and more….

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Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI | EUROPEAN COMMISSION 2018

The EUROPEAN COMMISSION presents seven guidelines for trustworthy artificial intelligence. The Commission says they want to create ‘an environment of…

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Google and Microsoft Warn That AI May Do Dumb Things | WIRED

‘Alphabet likes to position itself as a leader in AI research, but it was six months behind rival Microsoft in…

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How Tech Giants Are Using AI Ethics Centres To Avoid Future Mishaps | ANALYTICS INDIA

‘As the world acknowledges the inevitability of AI and ML, the conversation has, however, shifted to its ethics, with governments…

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Is It Possible For AI To Be Ethical? | ASIAN SCIENTIST

‘While the panellists agreed that it is impossible to have an ‘ethical AI’, they believe that ‘AI ethics’ is a…

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China’s top AI scientist drives development of ethical guidelines | SCMP

‘Chen (Xiaoping), professor and director of the Robotics Laboratory at the University of Science and Technology of China, said AI…

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Values, Ethics and Innovation: Rethinking Technological Development in the Fourth Industrial Revolution | WEF 2018

Technologies inevitably embody the values of their creators, whether a small team of engineers or a large group of nations…

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