AI Ethics

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

Monthly report: December 2019

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 198 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and Miles Brundage, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #NeurIPS2019 and #ethics.
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In defense of skepticism about deep learning

On Dec 24, 2019
@NoelSharkey shared
RT @GaryMarcus: @ergunah1 @AngeloDalli @Montreal_AI @yudapearl @NoelSharkey re extrapolation, see discussion of Excel flash fill here in question 9: https://t.co/mndiMY00Ui (agreeing w @AngeloDalli)
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“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident.”

medium.com
On Dec 24, 2019
@NoelSharkey shared
RT @GaryMarcus: @ergunah1 @AngeloDalli @Montreal_AI @yudapearl @NoelSharkey re extrapolation, see discussion of Excel flash fill here in question 9: https://t.co/mndiMY00Ui (agreeing w @AngeloDalli)
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In defense of skepticism about deep learning

“All truth passes through three stages: First, it is ridiculed. Second, it is violently opposed. Third, it is accepted as self-evident.”

Would You Let a Robot Take Care of Your Mother?

On Dec 15, 2019
@PKathrani shared
With reference to recent discussions...Would You Let a Robot Take Care of Your Mother? https://t.co/mrmzZ5geNp @JohnAFlood @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @PabloRedux @sd_marlow @AngusRobson5 @aimeevanrobot @NoelSharkey @evansd66
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As the global population ages, robot companions are on the rise.

www.nytimes.com
On Dec 15, 2019
@PKathrani shared
With reference to recent discussions...Would You Let a Robot Take Care of Your Mother? https://t.co/mrmzZ5geNp @JohnAFlood @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @PabloRedux @sd_marlow @AngusRobson5 @aimeevanrobot @NoelSharkey @evansd66
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Would You Let a Robot Take Care of Your Mother?

As the global population ages, robot companions are on the rise.

Artificial Intelligence Is Rushing Into Patient Care - And Could Raise Risks

On Dec 29, 2019
@FrankPasquale shared
“None of the AI products sold in the US have been tested in randomized clinical trials, the strongest source of evidence. The first & only randomized trial of an AI system which found that colonoscopy with computer-aided diagnosis found more small polyps” https://t.co/fgeV9cREeQ
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AI systems are not as rigorously tested as other medical devices, and have already made serious mistakes

www.scientificamerican.com
On Dec 29, 2019
@FrankPasquale shared
“None of the AI products sold in the US have been tested in randomized clinical trials, the strongest source of evidence. The first & only randomized trial of an AI system which found that colonoscopy with computer-aided diagnosis found more small polyps” https://t.co/fgeV9cREeQ
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Artificial Intelligence Is Rushing Into Patient Care - And Could Raise Risks

AI systems are not as rigorously tested as other medical devices, and have already made serious mistakes

How Big Tech Manipulates Academia to Avoid Regulation

On Dec 21, 2019
@matthew_d_green shared
RT @hypotext: Today, @theintercept published an exposé by Rodrigo Ochigame (a PhD candidate at MIT) on the invention of "ethical AI" by big tech. https://t.co/b5RZI7cKzl Here's why I think it's important to read this piece and share it widely. 1/
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A Silicon Valley lobby enrolled elite academia to avoid legal restrictions on artificial intelligence.

theintercept.com
On Dec 21, 2019
@matthew_d_green shared
RT @hypotext: Today, @theintercept published an exposé by Rodrigo Ochigame (a PhD candidate at MIT) on the invention of "ethical AI" by big tech. https://t.co/b5RZI7cKzl Here's why I think it's important to read this piece and share it widely. 1/
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How Big Tech Manipulates Academia to Avoid Regulation

A Silicon Valley lobby enrolled elite academia to avoid legal restrictions on artificial intelligence.

Artificial intelligence predictions for 2020: 16 experts have their say

On Dec 22, 2019
@PKathrani shared
RT @EmergTechEthics: The article below considers #AI predictions for 2020 but in the #AIethics twitterverse, what are the #AIethics predictions for 2020? @David_Gunkel @PKathrani @PabloRedux @Boring_AI @okeefekat @ThomasMetzinger @dmonett @Faust_III @PaulNemitz @SvenNyholm https://t.co/jtakRRVyTb
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We've asked experts from a range of organisations within the AI sphere to give their 2020 artificial intelligence predictions.

www.verdict.co.uk
On Dec 22, 2019
@PKathrani shared
RT @EmergTechEthics: The article below considers #AI predictions for 2020 but in the #AIethics twitterverse, what are the #AIethics predictions for 2020? @David_Gunkel @PKathrani @PabloRedux @Boring_AI @okeefekat @ThomasMetzinger @dmonett @Faust_III @PaulNemitz @SvenNyholm https://t.co/jtakRRVyTb
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Artificial intelligence predictions for 2020: 16 experts have their say

We've asked experts from a range of organisations within the AI sphere to give their 2020 artificial intelligence predictions.

Dawn of a Decade: The Top Ten Tech Policy Issues for the 2020s

On Dec 19, 2019
@Microsoft shared
RT @BradSmi: As this decade comes to a close, @CarolAnnBrowne and I are sharing our predictions for the top tech policy issues that will shape the next decade. https://t.co/5Tw9Wq5xRi
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By Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne For the past few years, we’ve shared predictions each December on what we believe will be the top ten technology policy issues for the year ahead. As this year draws to a close, we are looking out a bit further.

www.linkedin.com
On Dec 19, 2019
@Microsoft shared
RT @BradSmi: As this decade comes to a close, @CarolAnnBrowne and I are sharing our predictions for the top tech policy issues that will shape the next decade. https://t.co/5Tw9Wq5xRi
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Dawn of a Decade: The Top Ten Tech Policy Issues for the 2020s

By Brad Smith and Carol Ann Browne For the past few years, we’ve shared predictions each December on what we believe will be the top ten technology policy issues for the year ahead. As this ...

Join PAI at NeurIPS 2019

On Dec 14, 2019
@ylecun shared
RT @erichorvitz: Partnership on AI ⁦@PartnershipAI⁩ at NeurIPS. Supporting multiple workshops, including ⁦@black_in_ai⁩ & #ML4D https://t.co/OOpxWPtqU3
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Held on December 8-14, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, the Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Conference is the largest international AI gathering in the world. This year, PAI is involved in a number of workshops and events aligned with our mission of responsible AI, with a focus ...

www.partnershiponai.org
On Dec 14, 2019
@ylecun shared
RT @erichorvitz: Partnership on AI ⁦@PartnershipAI⁩ at NeurIPS. Supporting multiple workshops, including ⁦@black_in_ai⁩ & #ML4D https://t.co/OOpxWPtqU3
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Join PAI at NeurIPS 2019

Held on December 8-14, 2019 in Vancouver, Canada, the Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS) Conference is the largest international AI gathering in the world. This year, PAI is ...

The Bot Decade: How AI Took Over Our Lives in the 2010s

On Dec 15, 2019
@PKathrani shared
How machines have increasingly become a part of our lives... ‘The Bot Decade: How AI Took Over Our Lives in the 2010s’ https://t.co/qBeoYBUQ41 @JohnAFlood @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @PabloRedux @sd_marlow
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There's no turning back.

www.popularmechanics.com
On Dec 15, 2019
@PKathrani shared
How machines have increasingly become a part of our lives... ‘The Bot Decade: How AI Took Over Our Lives in the 2010s’ https://t.co/qBeoYBUQ41 @JohnAFlood @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @PabloRedux @sd_marlow
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Artificial & Natural Intelligence; Cognition, Culture, & Society; AI Ethics, Safety, & Policy. Vaguely professional tweets—for more: @j2blather; fewer: @j2breve

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Policy Analyst at OpenAI. Formerly: AI Policy Research Fellow, Future of Humanity Institute, University of Oxford. Views my own.

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Artificial Intelligence, Robots, Ethics and Law; Senior Lecturer in Law, University of Westminster; #LawTech in Practice and Education; Views My Own: #urobotwm

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E.D., IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous & Intelligent Systems and E.D., Council on Extended Intelligence. Tweets are my own.

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The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms Behind Money & Information http://t.co/XyosGJviUF Reputation/Search/Finance

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Professor - Northern Illinois University (USA). Author of Thinking Otherwise, The Machine Question, Of Remixology, Gaming the System, and Robot Rights.

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Examining the social implications of AI @ainowinstitute Co-director, NYU Research Scientist, Google Open Research founder, certified yoga instructor.

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equality, transparency, fun Emeritus Professor of AI and Robotics, co-director @resprobotics, Chair of ICRAC, Head Judge on Robot Wars

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Director of #AI @PwC_UK | #ResponsibleAI #AIforGood @PwC | Advisor @APPG_AI @IEEESA @techUK | @TEDx Speaker | Fellow @theRSAorg | #HeForShe | views my own

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Oxford philosopher: philosophy/ethics of information, phil of technology https://t.co/ckv04URP6h

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Singularity University’s global community empowers leaders to leverage exponential technologies to solve global grand challenges. For tech news: @SingularityHub

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Interdisciplinary university research institute examining the social implications of artificial intelligence, ML, and related technologies. @NYUniversity

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I teach cryptography at Johns Hopkins.

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Engineer, roboethicist and pro-feminist. Interested in robots as working models of life, evolution, intelligence and culture.

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Writing and giving talks on the impact of #AI on people, economies and societies. Free book available at https://t.co/UNyK5mkL7u

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We’re on a mission to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more. Support: @MicrosoftHelps

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Established to study and formulate best practices on AI technologies, to advance the public’s understanding of AI, and to serve as an open platform about AI.

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