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Ethics

On Dec 3, 2020
@techreview shared
Timnit Gebru, one of the leading voices in responsible AI research, says she was fired for conducting research that was critical of Google and sending an email “inconsistent with the expectations of a Google manager.” https://t.co/H89TIWf3Dk
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A leading AI ethics researcher says she’s been fired from Google

A leading AI ethics researcher says she’s been fired from Google

Timnit Gebru says she’s facing retaliation for conducting research that was critical of Google.

On Dec 3, 2020
@medialab shared
RT @mit_cmsw: Join @mit_cmsw Prof. Eric Klopfer next Tuesday as he discusses "AI Education: Research and Practice" with @medialab Prof. Cynthia Breazeal https://t.co/ndcu2jlAI2 Hosted by @mitopenlearning #OLTalks https://t.co/BT00EXmAHj
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AI Education: Research and Practice – Cynthia Breazeal in conversation with Eric Klopfer

AI Education: Research and Practice – Cynthia Breazeal in conversation with Eric Klopfer

Artificial intelligence is rapidly changing the way we learn, work, and live. From algorithms to smart devices to household robots, a generation of kids is growing up with their lives ...

On Dec 2, 2020
@RobMcCargow shared
RT @AlexandraMousav: "Britain remains the world’s third AI powerhouse after the US and China but has fallen back over the past year in research, talent retention and other key indicators measured by the Tortoise AI Index." Find out more at the #GlobalAISummit https://t.co/ZjRa6WBSx7 https://t.co/2HXh75gbYU
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The Global AI Summit

The Global AI Summit

On 3rd December, second Global AI Summit will imagine a world with AI at its core.

On Dec 1, 2020
@oiioxford shared
On #GivingTuesday we invite you to consider supporting the Shirley Scholars Fund, for scholarships with a specific focus on diversity and fairness in technology #GivingTuesday2020. @DameStephanie_ @OxfordGiving @oxsocsci @OxfordNA https://t.co/AH8AIkUkBc
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The Shirley Scholars Fund

The Shirley Scholars Fund

A multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet

On Nov 30, 2020
@LeverhulmeCFI shared
Leverhulme CFI's #RuneNyrup will be presenting on AI Ethics in 2020: Where are we now, and where next - at the AGENDA AI FORUM HUNGARY 2020 https://t.co/v4qbh6iHoM 1 December 2020 @LeverhulmeTrust @Cambridge_Uni #AIEthics https://t.co/JAPUUmyiJc
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AGENDA AI FORUM HUNGARY 2020

AGENDA AI FORUM HUNGARY 2020

15:00-15:15 Welcome and Introduction – Andrew Dolan, CSNSC UK 15:15-15:45 AI Ethics in 2020: Where are we now, and where next – Rune Nyrup, Cambridge University 15:45-16:15 The AI …

On Nov 30, 2020
@PKathrani shared
RT @benbyford: Will be moderating this on Thursday: Human-in-the-loop AI. Аgency & oversight https://t.co/aB8f4gP213
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Agenda s01e06

Agenda s01e06

For CTOs and Product Owners who want to build trust between their products & end-users, we meet at the intersection of AI and Human Control.

On Dec 5, 2020
@mer__edith shared
RT @daniellecitron: Thanks so much @rachelmetz for letting me express support for @timnitGebru and my outrage at Google. https://t.co/45QxSDOSYf
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Google widely criticized after parting ways with a leading voice in AI ethics

Google widely criticized after parting ways with a leading voice in AI ethics

Many Google employees and others in the tech and academic communities are furious over the sudden exit from Google of a pioneer in the study of ethics in artificial intelligence—a departure ...

On Nov 30, 2020
@oiioxford shared
RT @Floridi: @KiaNobre and I just published this invited op-ed for the OECD: "The Green and the Blue: How AI may be a force for good" https://t.co/MBWP4b9XZo PS first co-authored publication with Kia! We are planning more 8-) @oiioxford @oxfordethicslab @UniofOxford @oxsocsci @OxfordPsy
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The Green and the Blue: How AI may be a force for good

The Green and the Blue: How AI may be a force for good

Sometimes we forget that life without good politics, reliable science and robust technology soon becomes “solitary, poor, nasty, brutish, and short”, to borrow the phrase from Thomas ...