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

Monthly report: December 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 180 influencers like Montreal AI Ethics Institute and Meredith Whittaker, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #Aiethics and #IStandWithTimnit.
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AI modelling tool developed by Oxford academics incorporated into Amazon anti-bias software

On Dec 14, 2020
@oiioxford shared
Fantastic news that an AI modelling tool developed by @SandraWachter @b_mittelstadt and @c_russl @oiioxford has been incorporated into @amazon @q_amazonwebserv anti-bias software to help better detect discrimination in #AI and machine learning systems https://t.co/MjJr6E3GwI https://t.co/V2nwHSgLUQ
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A multidisciplinary research and teaching department of the University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet

www.oii.ox.ac.uk
On Dec 14, 2020
@oiioxford shared
Fantastic news that an AI modelling tool developed by @SandraWachter @b_mittelstadt and @c_russl @oiioxford has been incorporated into @amazon @q_amazonwebserv anti-bias software to help better detect discrimination in #AI and machine learning systems https://t.co/MjJr6E3GwI https://t.co/V2nwHSgLUQ
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AI modelling tool developed by Oxford academics incorporated into Amazon anti-bias software

AI modelling tool developed by Oxford academics incorporated into Amazon anti-bias software

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

Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology.

On Dec 15, 2020
@Floridi shared
RT @iiclondra: 📚Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology. 16th December, 6pm GMT, online. With Simona Chiodo, Viola Schiaffonati, Luciano Floridi and Maurizio Ferraris. Info and 🆓🎟️: https://t.co/fzRw2Lo0A3 https://t.co/9pbqPWrmyF
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Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology.

iiclondra.esteri.it
On Dec 15, 2020
@Floridi shared
RT @iiclondra: 📚Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology. 16th December, 6pm GMT, online. With Simona Chiodo, Viola Schiaffonati, Luciano Floridi and Maurizio Ferraris. Info and 🆓🎟️: https://t.co/fzRw2Lo0A3 https://t.co/9pbqPWrmyF
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Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology.

Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology.

Book launch: Italian Philosophy of Technology. Socio-Cultural, Legal, Scientific and Aesthetic Perspectives on Technology.

State of AI Ethics

On Dec 10, 2020
@mtlaiethics shared
Watch the State of AI Ethics Panel, where we discussed the progress of the field and where it needs to go. Bonus: transcript of live chat, including a curated list of the top resources. Panelists: @ruchowdh, @ambaonadventure, @DanitGal, @klinovakatya. https://t.co/Un4mfRAYmG
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This page houses all our State of AI Ethics Reports as well as the Panels associated with each report, ordered from most recent to least recent. Subscribe below to our weekly newsletter for the latest…

montrealethics.ai
On Dec 10, 2020
@mtlaiethics shared
Watch the State of AI Ethics Panel, where we discussed the progress of the field and where it needs to go. Bonus: transcript of live chat, including a curated list of the top resources. Panelists: @ruchowdh, @ambaonadventure, @DanitGal, @klinovakatya. https://t.co/Un4mfRAYmG
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State of AI Ethics

State of AI Ethics

This page houses all our State of AI Ethics Reports as well as the Panels associated with each report, ordered from most recent to least recent. Subscribe below to our weekly newsletter for ...

Yann LeCun Quits Twitter Amid Acrimonious Exchanges on AI Bias

On Dec 26, 2020
@FrankPasquale shared
“As long as progress is benchmarked on biased data, such biases will also be reflected in the inductive biases of ML systems. Advancing ML with biased benchmarks and asking engineers to simply ‘retrain models with unbiased data’ is not helpful.” https://t.co/7yHbfnmLQQ
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Turing Award Winner and Facebook Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun has announced his exit from Twitter after getting involved in a long and often acrimonious dispute regarding racial biases in AI.

syncedreview.com
On Dec 26, 2020
@FrankPasquale shared
“As long as progress is benchmarked on biased data, such biases will also be reflected in the inductive biases of ML systems. Advancing ML with biased benchmarks and asking engineers to simply ‘retrain models with unbiased data’ is not helpful.” https://t.co/7yHbfnmLQQ
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Yann LeCun Quits Twitter Amid Acrimonious Exchanges on AI Bias

Yann LeCun Quits Twitter Amid Acrimonious Exchanges on AI Bias

Turing Award Winner and Facebook Chief AI Scientist Yann LeCun has announced his exit from Twitter after getting involved in a long and often acrimonious dispute regarding racial biases in ...

On the Moral Collapse of AI Ethics

On Dec 8, 2020
@FrankPasquale shared
It’s time to build “a cross-class labor movement that defines tech workers broadly, i.e., researchers, engineers, Uber drivers, Amazon warehouse workers, content moderators etc.” https://t.co/iU1LjngGO6
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I support Dr. Timnit Gebru. I’ve had the good fortune to become friends with Timnit over the last several weeks as we’ve spent hours…

upfromthecracks.medium.com
On Dec 8, 2020
@FrankPasquale shared
It’s time to build “a cross-class labor movement that defines tech workers broadly, i.e., researchers, engineers, Uber drivers, Amazon warehouse workers, content moderators etc.” https://t.co/iU1LjngGO6
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On the Moral Collapse of AI Ethics

On the Moral Collapse of AI Ethics

I support Dr. Timnit Gebru. I’ve had the good fortune to become friends with Timnit over the last several weeks as we’ve spent hours…

Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything — it’s an algorithmic / AI media platform that needs to be regulated

On Dec 12, 2020
@gleonhard shared
Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything — it’s an algorithmic / AI media platform that needs to be… https://t.co/3FEsIcfJVi #futurism #technology #corona
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Reposted from my blog at FuturistGerd.com from 2018.

medium.com
On Dec 12, 2020
@gleonhard shared
Facebook is no longer ‘social’ anything — it’s an algorithmic / AI media platform that needs to be… https://t.co/3FEsIcfJVi #futurism #technology #corona
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First Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by Cambridge

On Dec 16, 2020
@alan_winfield shared
RT @ZoubinGhahrama1: Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by University of Cambridge https://t.co/pMhSMTTCly
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The UK’s first Master’s degree in the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) is being launched by the University of Cambridge.

www.cam.ac.uk
On Dec 16, 2020
@alan_winfield shared
RT @ZoubinGhahrama1: Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by University of Cambridge https://t.co/pMhSMTTCly
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First Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by Cambridge

First Master’s programme on managing the risks of AI launched by Cambridge

The UK’s first Master’s degree in the responsible use of artificial intelligence (AI) is being launched by the University of Cambridge.

We must stop militant liberals from politicizing artificial intelligence

On Dec 23, 2020
@rivatez shared
RT @pmddomingos: We must stop militant liberals from politicizing AI - my op-ed in the @SpectatorUSA : https://t.co/PXbKPodhJk
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A whole subfield of artificial intelligence has sprung up with the express purpose of, among other things, ‘debiasing’ algorithms

spectator.us
On Dec 23, 2020
@rivatez shared
RT @pmddomingos: We must stop militant liberals from politicizing AI - my op-ed in the @SpectatorUSA : https://t.co/PXbKPodhJk
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We must stop militant liberals from politicizing artificial intelligence

We must stop militant liberals from politicizing artificial intelligence

A whole subfield of artificial intelligence has sprung up with the express purpose of, among other things, ‘debiasing’ algorithms

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