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Why we must democratize AI to invest in human prosperity, with Frank Pasquale

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Four years ago, Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, catalyzed a debate over algorithmic and corporate power with the publication of his highly acclaimed and highly critical book, The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms That Control Money.

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Why we must democratize AI to invest in human prosperity, with Frank Pasquale

Why we must democratize AI to invest in human prosperity, with Frank Pasquale

Four years ago, Frank Pasquale, Professor of Law at Brooklyn Law School, catalyzed a debate over algorithmic and corporate power with the publication of his highly acclaimed and highly ...

Rise of the robots: automation and tech becoming more popular as pandemic restricts human contact

Rise of the robots: automation and tech becoming more popular as pandemic restricts human contact

Humans have long been fascinated by the idea of automatons. But increasingly, robots are also just reality as more work is automated. Automation that's exploded thanks to pandemic health ...

Professor: Asimov’s Laws Are Outdated and It’s Time to Write More

Professor: Asimov’s Laws Are Outdated and It’s Time to Write More

They're less about "I, Robot" and more about protecting human workers' jobs.

What Robots Can’t Do

What Robots Can’t Do

How can we build an ethical future of robots and AI?

New Laws of Robotics by Frank Pasquale

New Laws of Robotics by Frank Pasquale

A new book looks at - and attempts to structure - the future of human-machine partnerships

Regulating Artificial Intelligence: Why We Need Expert Input To Limit Risks

Regulating Artificial Intelligence: Why We Need Expert Input To Limit Risks

Businesses must figure out how to deploy AI in a way that does not harm consumers, violate consumers' privacy or otherwise run afoul of laws.

Advancing Ethical Robots: Can you depend on bots following the rules?

Advancing Ethical Robots: Can you depend on bots following the rules?

How do we prevent unethical, biased robotic creations?

Roboethics: The Human Ethics Applied to Robots

Roboethics: The Human Ethics Applied to Robots

In the 1940s, American writer Isaac Asimov developed the Three Laws of Robotics arguing that intelligent robots should be programmed in a way that when facing conflict they should remit and ...

The New Laws of Robotics and what they might mean for AI

The New Laws of Robotics and what they might mean for AI

Way back in 1942 science fiction writer Isaac Asimov created the Three Laws of Robotics. They were written into a short story called “Runaround”. Their influence on technological ...

Here are the rules for robots delivering food

Here are the rules for robots delivering food

A fleet of 25 robots started delivering Blaze custom pizzas, Starbucks lattes and Dunkin’ Donuts pastries to students at George Mason University’s Fairfax, Va., campus last week. But their ...

To do in Toronto: the Retro Futures exhibit at Metro Reference Library

To do in Toronto: the Retro Futures exhibit at Metro Reference Library

To do in Toronto: the Retro Futures exhibit at Metro Reference Library

New laws of robotics needed to tackle AI - expert

New laws of robotics needed to tackle AI - expert

The world has changed since sci-fi author Asimov in 1942 wrote his three rules for robots, including that they should never harm humans, and today's omnipresent computers and algorithms ...

A history of robots, from ancient Greece to 19th Century London

A history of robots, from ancient Greece to 19th Century London

In this extract from We, Robots, we journey into the past, experience the present, and ponder the future of science fiction, and of artificial intelligence.

Scientists developed a new AI framework to prevent machines from misbehaving

Scientists developed a new AI framework to prevent machines from misbehaving

They promised us the robots wouldn’t attack… In what seems like dialogue lifted straight from the pages of a post-apocalyptic science fiction novel, researchers from the University of ...

The Three Laws of Robotics Have Failed the Robots

The Three Laws of Robotics Have Failed the Robots

Prolific science and science fiction writer Isaac Asimov (1920–1992) developed the Three Laws of Robotics, in the hope of guarding against potentially dangerous artificial intelligence. ...

AI has big benefits but UK must lead the way in ethics

AI has big benefits but UK must lead the way in ethics

In the 2004 film I, Robot, based on the ideas of Isaac Asimov, the first of three laws of robotics was that “a robot may not injure a human being or, through inaction, allow a human ...