AI Ethics

Artificial intelligence Ethics: Report of the latest trends & insights about the ethics in the AI industry.

Monthly report: December 2018

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 198 influencers like Paresh Kathrani and Rob McCargow, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #robotics and #showbotics.
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Beyond dimensions: The man who married a hologram

On Dec 31, 2018
@PKathrani shared
RT @peterdlederer: @PKathrani @JohnAFlood @PabloRedux @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @sd_marlow The bots may be late arrivals -- witness the young Japanese man who married a hologram last month https://t.co/fcYsfiYLTJ (!) And Amazon reports that #Alexa has received over one million marriage proposals (!!) https://t.co/qQp0N8476a
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Akihiko Kondo doesn't have the air of a rebel. This year, however, the bespectacled school administrator bucked conventional norms. He married a hologram.

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On Dec 31, 2018
@PKathrani shared
RT @peterdlederer: @PKathrani @JohnAFlood @PabloRedux @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @sd_marlow The bots may be late arrivals -- witness the young Japanese man who married a hologram last month https://t.co/fcYsfiYLTJ (!) And Amazon reports that #Alexa has received over one million marriage proposals (!!) https://t.co/qQp0N8476a
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Beyond dimensions: The man who married a hologram

Akihiko Kondo doesn't have the air of a rebel. This year, however, the bespectacled school administrator bucked conventional norms. He married a hologram.

We need to talk about AI - a film by Futurist Gerd Leonhard: thoughts on artificial intelligence

On May 30, 2018
@gleonhard shared
We need to talk about AI - a film by Futurist Gerd Leonhard: thoughts on... https://t.co/YwXFYquMOA via @YouTube
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This is my latest short film sharing some thoughts on my #1 speaking topic: humans versus/with machines, artificial intelligence and the future of humanity i...

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On May 30, 2018
@gleonhard shared
We need to talk about AI - a film by Futurist Gerd Leonhard: thoughts on... https://t.co/YwXFYquMOA via @YouTube
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We need to talk about AI - a film by Futurist Gerd Leonhard: thoughts on artificial intelligence

This is my latest short film sharing some thoughts on my #1 speaking topic: humans versus/with machines, artificial intelligence and the future of humanity i...

The case for taking AI seriously as a threat to humanity

On Dec 22, 2018
@FrankPasquale shared
Q: “Why couldn’t we just shut off a computer if it got too powerful?” A: “A smart AI could predict that we’d want to turn it off if it made us nervous. So it would try hard not to make us nervous, because doing so wouldn’t help it accomplish its goals” https://t.co/B1Lr0XCXg2
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Why some people fear AI, explained.

www.vox.com
On Dec 22, 2018
@FrankPasquale shared
Q: “Why couldn’t we just shut off a computer if it got too powerful?” A: “A smart AI could predict that we’d want to turn it off if it made us nervous. So it would try hard not to make us nervous, because doing so wouldn’t help it accomplish its goals” https://t.co/B1Lr0XCXg2
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A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

On Oct 25, 2018
@robmccargow shared
A global ethics study aims to help #AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem” - via @techreview https://t.co/Dbq3JDKeaH
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Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

www.technologyreview.com
On Oct 25, 2018
@robmccargow shared
A global ethics study aims to help #AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem” - via @techreview https://t.co/Dbq3JDKeaH
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A global ethics study aims to help AI solve the self-driving “trolley problem”

Millions of people in 233 countries weighed in on whose lives self-driving cars should prioritize, revealing how much ethics diverge across cultures.

How Much of the Internet Is Fake? Turns Out, a Lot of It, Actually.

On Dec 27, 2018
@math_rachel shared
so much web traffic is fake that YouTube employees feared an inflection point after which YouTube’s fraud systems would begin to regard bot traffic as real and human traffic as fake. https://t.co/gKhqL9oIb9 https://t.co/VmDeQTYs47
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Turns out, a lot of it, actually.

nymag.com
On Dec 27, 2018
@math_rachel shared
so much web traffic is fake that YouTube employees feared an inflection point after which YouTube’s fraud systems would begin to regard bot traffic as real and human traffic as fake. https://t.co/gKhqL9oIb9 https://t.co/VmDeQTYs47
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

On Dec 10, 2018
@johnchavens shared
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans https://t.co/yj2vBzqWF7 HIGHLY stoked to be quoted in this doc from @pewresearch. #geekcred @IEEESA @IEEE
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Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, to be productive and to exercise free will.

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On Dec 10, 2018
@johnchavens shared
Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans https://t.co/yj2vBzqWF7 HIGHLY stoked to be quoted in this doc from @pewresearch. #geekcred @IEEESA @IEEE
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Artificial Intelligence and the Future of Humans

Experts say the rise of artificial intelligence will make most people better off over the next decade, but many have concerns about how advances in AI will affect what it means to be human, ...

Defining the Dilemmas of Artificial Intelligence

On Dec 28, 2018
@IEET shared
RT @MIT_Spectrum: As integrating robots into our daily lives becomes imminent, Kate Darling @grok_ asks: what kind of society do we hope to create through the use of robotic technologies, and what policies will guide us in that direction? https://t.co/jh2RMomBVj #BestOf2018 #MITBetterWorld https://t.co/slL8zCteTW
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Media Lab researchers are part of a growing movement at MIT to explore the regulatory frontiers of AI—in society and in our hearts and minds

spectrum.mit.edu
On Dec 28, 2018
@IEET shared
RT @MIT_Spectrum: As integrating robots into our daily lives becomes imminent, Kate Darling @grok_ asks: what kind of society do we hope to create through the use of robotic technologies, and what policies will guide us in that direction? https://t.co/jh2RMomBVj #BestOf2018 #MITBetterWorld https://t.co/slL8zCteTW
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Defining the Dilemmas of Artificial Intelligence

Media Lab researchers are part of a growing movement at MIT to explore the regulatory frontiers of AI—in society and in our hearts and minds

Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

On Nov 17, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @NoelSharkey: My latest article for Forbes critiques Sophia with some cool stuff about early show robots. #AI #robotics #showbotics #AI ethics @rodneyabrooks @ylecun @HansonRobo @ginasmith @RespRobotics @drfranksauer @robmccargow @alan_winfield @j2bryson https://t.co/lwSCXG3dTZ
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Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their AI. This misleads policymakers and the military who need to make informed decisions about the ...

www.forbes.com
On Nov 17, 2018
@johnchavens shared
RT @NoelSharkey: My latest article for Forbes critiques Sophia with some cool stuff about early show robots. #AI #robotics #showbotics #AI ethics @rodneyabrooks @ylecun @HansonRobo @ginasmith @RespRobotics @drfranksauer @robmccargow @alan_winfield @j2bryson https://t.co/lwSCXG3dTZ
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Mama Mia It's Sophia: A Show Robot Or Dangerous Platform To Mislead?

Sophia is the latest in a long tradition of show robots outlined in this article. Unlike their predecessors, the creators of Sophia have crossed a line with exaggerated claims about their ...

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