AI Ethics

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

Monthly report: January 2020

This month, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 156 influencers like Joanna J Bryson and Gerd Leonhard, discussing hashtags such as #AI , #aiethics and #biology.
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Not Bot, Not Beast: Scientists Create First Ever Living, Programmable Organism

On Jan 23, 2020
@singularityu shared
This is what happens when #AI meets #biology—living bots. https://t.co/xIMNemPH6J
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Xenobots are less than 1 millimeter long and are made of 500-1,000 living cells. Using their own cellular energy, they can live up to 10 days.

singularityhub.com
On Jan 23, 2020
@singularityu shared
This is what happens when #AI meets #biology—living bots. https://t.co/xIMNemPH6J
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Not Bot, Not Beast: Scientists Create First Ever Living, Programmable Organism

Not Bot, Not Beast: Scientists Create First Ever Living, Programmable Organism

Xenobots are less than 1 millimeter long and are made of 500-1,000 living cells. Using their own cellular energy, they can live up to 10 days.

The Shared History and Vision Behind the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

On Jan 29, 2020
@IBMWatson shared
From 1955 to now, learn how far IBM and MIT have come in collaboration, and where the partnership aims to take #AI in the future. ► https://t.co/tYdokf1mBh https://t.co/p9CwGptY9w
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Artificial Intelligence (AI), perhaps more than any human invention before it, holds the potential to reshape our world. In just the last…

medium.com
On Jan 29, 2020
@IBMWatson shared
From 1955 to now, learn how far IBM and MIT have come in collaboration, and where the partnership aims to take #AI in the future. ► https://t.co/tYdokf1mBh https://t.co/p9CwGptY9w
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The Shared History and Vision Behind the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

The Shared History and Vision Behind the MIT-IBM Watson AI Lab

Artificial Intelligence (AI), perhaps more than any human invention before it, holds the potential to reshape our world. In just the last…

Facebook and the grand challenge of digital ethics

On Jan 1, 2020
@gleonhard shared
“The bottom line is 20th-century tools for protecting a free society won’t work for 21st-century tech giants.” Facebook and the grand challenge of digital ethics https://t.co/sPQdcqxDP8 via Instapaper
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Forrester’s Brian Hopkins outlines how Facebook’s business moves in media and finance present an ethical challenge.

www.siliconrepublic.com
On Jan 1, 2020
@gleonhard shared
“The bottom line is 20th-century tools for protecting a free society won’t work for 21st-century tech giants.” Facebook and the grand challenge of digital ethics https://t.co/sPQdcqxDP8 via Instapaper
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Facebook and the grand challenge of digital ethics

Facebook and the grand challenge of digital ethics

Forrester’s Brian Hopkins outlines how Facebook’s business moves in media and finance present an ethical challenge.

In 2020, let’s stop AI ethics-washing and actually do something

On Jan 6, 2020
@wimlds shared
RT @langemarie: In 2020, let’s stop AI ethics-washing and actually do something #AI #ethics https://t.co/tU6Tdf00Ak
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There’s more talk of AI ethics than ever before. But talk is just that—it’s not enough.

www.technologyreview.com
On Jan 6, 2020
@wimlds shared
RT @langemarie: In 2020, let’s stop AI ethics-washing and actually do something #AI #ethics https://t.co/tU6Tdf00Ak
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In 2020, let’s stop AI ethics-washing and actually do something

In 2020, let’s stop AI ethics-washing and actually do something

There’s more talk of AI ethics than ever before. But talk is just that—it’s not enough.

AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

On Jan 16, 2020
@j2bryson shared
@SurviveThrive2 See particularly the durative state paper https://t.co/kHb9rN4lm4 note also “role for consciousness “ nearby, tho I don’t think it’s much related to your usage of the term
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Like the title says, an attempt to simplify and improve on the systems for representing emotions and drives I wrote with Emmanuel Tanguy and Phil Rolphshagen (the Dynamic Emotion Representation (DER) and Fexible Latching respectively, see below). Eugene Y. Bann and Joanna J. Bryson The ...

www.cs.bath.ac.uk
On Jan 16, 2020
@j2bryson shared
@SurviveThrive2 See particularly the durative state paper https://t.co/kHb9rN4lm4 note also “role for consciousness “ nearby, tho I don’t think it’s much related to your usage of the term
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AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

Like the title says, an attempt to simplify and improve on the systems for representing emotions and drives I wrote with Emmanuel Tanguy and Phil Rolphshagen (the Dynamic Emotion ...

Artificial intelligence researchers create ethics center at University of Michigan

On Jan 24, 2020
@johnchavens shared
Artificial intelligence researchers create ethics center at University of Michigan https://t.co/2joEizgNej Nice! Love the feminist + AR / VR focus areas. Congrats and hope to collaborate.
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Researchers have been exploring the need to set ethics standards and policies when it comes to the use of artificial intelligence, and they now have their own place to do so.

www.mlive.com
On Jan 24, 2020
@johnchavens shared
Artificial intelligence researchers create ethics center at University of Michigan https://t.co/2joEizgNej Nice! Love the feminist + AR / VR focus areas. Congrats and hope to collaborate.
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Artificial intelligence researchers create ethics center at University of Michigan

Artificial intelligence researchers create ethics center at University of Michigan

Researchers have been exploring the need to set ethics standards and policies when it comes to the use of artificial intelligence, and they now have their own place to do so.

Snapshot Paper - Deepfakes and Audiovisual Disinformation

On Jan 13, 2020
@BenedictDel shared
RT @CDEIUK: Our paper last year raised similar concerns, particularly about #shallowfakes (or #cheapfakes), and a new era of deniability: 'If every video has the potential to be a fake, it offers people the opportunity to challenge the veracity of genuine footage.' https://t.co/ZxwvO5426v
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The Ministry of Justice and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport recently commissioned a review of the laws around the non-consensual sharing of sexual images to ensure they capture new types of synthesised content created by advanced software, including deepfake ...

www.gov.uk
On Jan 13, 2020
@BenedictDel shared
RT @CDEIUK: Our paper last year raised similar concerns, particularly about #shallowfakes (or #cheapfakes), and a new era of deniability: 'If every video has the potential to be a fake, it offers people the opportunity to challenge the veracity of genuine footage.' https://t.co/ZxwvO5426v
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Snapshot Paper - Deepfakes and Audiovisual Disinformation

Snapshot Paper - Deepfakes and Audiovisual Disinformation

The Ministry of Justice and the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport recently commissioned a review of the laws around the non-consensual sharing of sexual images to ensure they ...

AI Alignment Podcast: Identity and the AI Revolution with David Pearce and Andrés Gómez Emilsson

On Jan 23, 2020
@IEET shared
RT @FLIxrisk: The evolution of technologies like AI & biotech is raising complex new questions about the definition of self & the meaning of humanness. On the latest AI Alignment Podcast, catch @webmasterdave & @algekalipso on the nature of identity in the 21st century. https://t.co/UBgbNyCHpx https://t.co/KQ9t8eooNv
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In this episode of the AI Alignment Podcast, David Pearce and Andres Gomez Emilsson discuss questions of personal identity in relation to the AI revolution.

futureoflife.org
On Jan 23, 2020
@IEET shared
RT @FLIxrisk: The evolution of technologies like AI & biotech is raising complex new questions about the definition of self & the meaning of humanness. On the latest AI Alignment Podcast, catch @webmasterdave & @algekalipso on the nature of identity in the 21st century. https://t.co/UBgbNyCHpx https://t.co/KQ9t8eooNv
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AI Alignment Podcast: Identity and the AI Revolution with David Pearce and Andrés Gómez Emilsson

AI Alignment Podcast: Identity and the AI Revolution with David Pearce and Andrés Gómez Emilsson

In this episode of the AI Alignment Podcast, David Pearce and Andres Gomez Emilsson discuss questions of personal identity in relation to the AI revolution.

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Artificial & Natural Intelligence; Cognition, Culture, & Society; AI Ethics, Safety, & Policy. Vaguely professional tweets—for more: @j2blather; fewer: @j2breve

Follow 12.7k Followers

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Humanist/Futurist, Author, Future Explainer/Designer, Global Keynote Speaker see https://t.co/1TvAn2nTF7 New book: https://t.co/99XuSFoZvD CEO @FuturesAgency

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

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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

Follow 2.4k Followers

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

Follow 1.6k Followers

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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

Follow 8.4k Followers

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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.

Follow 11.4k Followers

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Head of @theRSAorg Future Work Centre. Mostly tweeting about jobs and technology. Bigging up @EastEndTrades

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Watson is #AI for professionals, designed for your business. Follows the IBM Social Computing Guidelines.

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The Institute for Ethics and Emerging Technologies is an international nonprofit technoprogressive think tank.

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FLI catalyzes and supports research and initiatives to safeguard life and develop optimistic visions of the future. Official account. RT is not endorsement.

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Centre for the Study of Existential Risk. A Cambridge University interdisciplinary research centre dedicated to the study and mitigation of existential risk.

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The Oxford Internet Institute (OII) is a multidisciplinary research and teaching dept at University of Oxford, dedicated to the social science of the Internet.

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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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Women+ in Machine Learning & Data Science | local meetups inspired by @WiMLworkshop | Est. 2013 👩‍💻 #GenderEquality #Diversity #Inclusion

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Our mission is to make technology a greater force for good by bringing about better-informed, more conscious technology decisions through our journalism.

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The Ada Lovelace Institute aims to improve social well-being in a data, AI and algorithm enabled society.

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

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#SpatialComputing, #AI, #Robotics, #VR, #AR, #MixedReality dev. #Onalytica #influencer 2017 #1 #VR - 2016 (#1 #VR, #14 #AI, #35 #Robotics) #music #gamedev

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