Conversation about ethics in artificial intelligence, including governance, regulation and... killer robots! Who, why and how will control the depth and reach of AI in society?


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Onward! Another #GoogleWalkout Goodbye

On Jul 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
RT @mer__edith: Yesterday was my last day at Google. It's been a long, wild road, and I am thrilled to be officially stepping into my role as Co-director of @AINowInstitute full time at NYU. Here's what I wrote to my friends and colleagues who remain at Google https://t.co/RADFlWkay9
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In April, two of the organizers of the Google Walkout, Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton, came forward with the stories of the…

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On Jul 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
RT @mer__edith: Yesterday was my last day at Google. It's been a long, wild road, and I am thrilled to be officially stepping into my role as Co-director of @AINowInstitute full time at NYU. Here's what I wrote to my friends and colleagues who remain at Google https://t.co/RADFlWkay9
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Onward! Another #GoogleWalkout Goodbye

In April, two of the organizers of the Google Walkout, Meredith Whittaker and Claire Stapleton, came forward with the stories of the…


On Jul 16, 2019
@j2bryson shared
@IntuitMachine @rodneyabrooks My “novel” (?) ideas are that we are never going to build apes out of silicon, and morally we shouldn’t want to. And that we already have superhuman AI (cf eg #surveillancecapitalism) but don’t attend enough to it because we’re looking for Schwarzenegger. https://t.co/xFWe5e0OP6
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AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

Recently we decided it was worth rewriting and publishing the paper properly, so a radically updated version Just an Artifact: Why Machines are Perceived as Moral Agents, appeared in the ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @sherrying: Thrilled to share this piece! In many ways, artists have been wrestling with the idea of artificial intelligence for hundreds of years; and #AIpolicy needs creative inputs to rapidly respond to our societal needs with care. https://t.co/rWO6VnD5GB
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Why AI Policy Needs Artists

Fluxus Landscape is a global map of AI ethics and governance that deliberately never defines what AI or ethics is. The 500 stakeholders…

On Jul 16, 2019
@RobMcCargow shared
Demystifying #AI & AI Companies. What foreign policy makers need to know about the global AI industry | by @Ph_Lorenz & @kate_saslow @snv_berlin https://t.co/5B5ZzpLOxg https://t.co/tRwUkE1mgj
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On Jul 17, 2019
@FrankPasquale shared
RT @nicsuzor: Great talk at @qutlaw by @FrankPasquale, who has proposed a fourth law of robotics: there should always be someone we can hold responsible if something goes wrong. Read the paper here: https://t.co/dfZBhOhFMT https://t.co/j9IhiHiYr6
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Toward a Fourth Law of Robotics: Preserving Attribution, Responsibility, and Explainability in an Algorithmic Society

Jack Balkin makes several important contributions to legal theory and ethics in his lecture, “The Three Laws of Robotics in the Age of Big Data.” He proposes “l

On Jul 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
I missed this article from March on Palmer Luckey's military tech company Anduril. (Luckey is founder of Oculus Rift, a Trump supporter & funder, and was inspired by Peter Thiel): https://t.co/4HfTYatIr9
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Defense Tech Startup Founded by Trump’s Most Prominent Silicon Valley Supporters Wins Secretive Military AI Contract

Palmer Luckey entered the tech industry with VR headsets for gaming. Now, he's deploying them for real battles through the military's Project Maven initiative.

On Jul 16, 2019
@WIRED shared
Four of the seven Google employees who organized a 20,000-person walkout in November have resigned from the company, including two women who claimed Google retaliated against them for their internal activism. https://t.co/cZnXXzmX2f
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Most of the Google Walkout Organizers Have Left the Company

Four of the seven organizers of a 20,000-person walkout at Google in November have quit. The latest to leave is Meredith Whittaker, a researcher on the ethics of AI.

On Jul 16, 2019
@mtlaiethics shared
This open-access checklist focuses on the specific challenges of using AI in the context of Mental Health and Suicide Prevention. Read the full protocol below. https://t.co/zS1OdfshVi
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The Canada Protocol: AI checklist for Mental Health & Suicide Prevention

Read the Canada Protocol: AI checklist for Mental Health & Suicide Prevention. Download The Canada Protocol is an open-access project for Artificial Intelligence and Big Data developers…

On Jul 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @hilaryanneross: This year, our Assembly cohort @BKCHarvard and @medialab focused on AI ethics. Check out the four projects they created in this post, and thread below! (1/6) https://t.co/Sj2nDKbbWG
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On Jul 16, 2019
@mtlaiethics shared
It’s quite refreshing to see @andrewyng take the reins and lead by example by dedicating 25% of "AI For Everyone" towards discussing #AIandSociety, including #aiethics – notably missing from most AI curriculums. Full review+summary below. https://t.co/EPBDVWVroi
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Andrew Ng’s AI For Everyone – The Definitive Starting Block for AI Novices

Building AI projects Building AI in your company AI and Society Below is a high-level preview of each module: use it as a pre-read to prep for the course, or to decide whether you want to ...

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On Jul 16, 2019
@Miles_Brundage shared
RT @jjding99: The @FHIOxford is recruiting researchers (various levels of seniority) for up to 11 positions! Areas include: Technical AI safety, Governance of AI, Biosecurity, Transparency/surveillance, & nanotech. More info: https://t.co/Qz8G7OBYQh benefits include the best snack room ever
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Join our rapidly growing research teams

The Future of Humanity Institute is a multidisciplinary research institute at the University of Oxford.

On Jul 16, 2019
@RobMcCargow shared
Brainworks uses smartphone camera and #AI to detect your heart rate, breathing | via @VentureBeat https://t.co/nBqdrJ7NwK
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Brainworks uses smartphone camera and AI to detect your heart rate, breathing

Brainworks uses DARPA research, AI, and smartphone cameras to figure out your heart rate and breathing rate in real-time.

On Jul 16, 2019
@tristanharris shared
RT @bigthink: The race to predict our behavior: @tristanharris testifies before Congress https://t.co/hk3e0sASgn https://t.co/3U7gcwNf1w
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The race to predict our behavior: Tristan Harris testifies before Congress

The design ethicist did not hold back his concerns when talking to political leaders.

On Jul 16, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @TheFCA: Speech: Christopher Woolard @turinginst on #FutureofRegulation and artificial intelligence for consumer good https://t.co/6pWQrM9yNr
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The future of regulation: AI for consumer good

Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at The Alan Turing Institute's AI ethics in the financial sector conference.

On Jul 16, 2019
@DataJusticeLab shared
RT @Aldous2018: Listening to a great talk by Joanna Redden from the @DataJusticeLab at @heidelberg_ch19. If you are looking for a running record of 'data harms' - ie harms caused by the uses of big data, have a look here: https://t.co/awJTP2F2QY #hch19 https://t.co/S3NXsMy4Ec
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Data Harm Record

Data Harm Record Joanna Redden and Jessica Brand The aim of this document is to provide a running record of ‘data harms’, harms that have been caused by uses of big data. The goal is to ...

On Jul 16, 2019
@math_rachel shared
@jeremyphoward @seb_ruder @zeynep @gchaslot @etzioni @noUpside We need more diversity & inclusion within AI, in part to help address the harms of having a homogeneous group create technology that impacts us all. https://t.co/NGNSxnnAdt https://t.co/cYSWXMPqon https://t.co/7rVTk5Uwnh https://t.co/jZ76p9g1Wa
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“We’re in a diversity crisis”: Black in AI’s founder on what’s poisoning the algorithms in our lives

Microsoft researcher Timnit Gehru looks around the AI world and sees almost no one who looks like her. That’s a problem for all of us.

On Jul 17, 2019
@j2bryson shared
RT @PrivaSense: Ambitious plans by @EU_Commission President-elect @vonderleyen for a #DigitalEurope: - A (much needed) Digital Services Act; - A coordinated European approach on the human and ethical implications of #ArtificialIntelligence; - A Digital Education Plan. https://t.co/zyFuiMAOTz https://t.co/Kmimr3bBzg
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