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

In THE ATLANTIC Fred Beneson wonders what happens when human jobs are only about tough decisions. As AI systems take on more lower-level…

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

TIME PROFILES the AI Now Institute at NYU. The institute is dedicated to ‘ethically sound’ practices in AI development. The research agenda follows…

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Editorial: International AI ethics panel must be independent | NATURE

‘…despite vigorous academic and public discussion, governments have been slow to prioritize the ethics of AI.’  The Editorial Board of NATURE issues strong…

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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 behalf of political…

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What does an AI ethicist do? | WEF

THE WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM DESCRIBES the emerging role of full-time ethicist at companies working with AI. They focus on how the job is…

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

An ethics toolkit for using AI in corporations is in the works by the World Economic Forum. Forbes reports the project will include…

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

When AI is used to show famous people expressing things they didn’t say, it’s called a deepfake. When it’s intentional, it’s called a…

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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 can do is…

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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 disagrees.’  Alison Berthet,…

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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 of the definitive…