AI Ethics

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

Annual Report 2018

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 186 influencers like Paresh Kathrani and Joanna J Bryson, discussing hashtags such as #AIEthics , #robotics and #robotrights.
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On Dec 12, 2018
@RickKing16 shared
RT @BillGates: This book is a must read for anyone interested in AI, machine learning, and machine vision.

When ballistic missiles can see

Bill Gates reviews “Army of None: Autonomous Weapons and the Future of War” by author Paul Scharre.

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

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 ...

On Nov 7, 2018
@cccalum shared
Apparently the EU now has an AI ethics chief. He sounds sensible: - Don't rush to regulate, but establish broad principles - Europe can & should get into the game, not just pretend it can make rules for the US and China

Europe’s AI ethics chief: No rules yet, please

Define ethical principles and let the courts correct problems as they come up, says Pekka Ala-Pietilä.

On Nov 16, 2018
@wimlds shared
RT @math_rachel: "While technical definitions of fairness are valuable, we also can't ignore social & structural problems. We need standards, laws, & documentation." Great talk on how to stop AI from marginalizing communities by @timnitGebru

How To Stop Artificial Intelligence From Marginalizing Communities? | Timnit Gebru | TEDxCollegePark

Timnit Gebru, Stanford Alum and Co-Founder of Black in AI, shares remarkable insights to show how artificial intelligence is influencing thinking and decisio...

On Oct 12, 2018
@IBMWatson shared
[email protected]'s Everyday Ethics for #AI provides an actionable guide for designers and developers to get intentional about ethics: #AIEthics

Everyday Ethics for Artificial Intelligence

a Practical Guide for Designers and Developers

On Dec 5, 2018
@gleonhard shared
The agony of Sophia, the world's first robot citizen condemned to a lifeless career in marketing hilarious and so true #AIfutures

The agony of Sophia, the world's first robot citizen condemned to a lifeless career in marketing

Sophia the robot was given the gift of legal personhood. Her reward? An eternity working in marketing

On Dec 5, 2018
@teamrework shared
AI means more jobs, not less #AI #ArtificialIntelligence

AI means more jobs, not less

The future of work is at the heart of every major socio-economic-political debate.

On Oct 21, 2018
@j2bryson shared
@thomasjpuleo @PabloRedux @NoelSharkey @David_Gunkel @RespRobotics @marywareham @aimeevanrobot @alan_winfield @mitpress I talk about this in Lacuna & Patiency, which are both available here, but I learned it mostly from Solaiman

AI Ethics: Artificial Intelligence, Robots, and Society

Artificial Intelligence and Pro-Social Behaviour, from the Springer volume Collective Agency and Cooperation in Natural and Artificial Systems derived from Catrin Misselhorn's 2013 meeting, ...

On Nov 15, 2018
@CSERCambridge shared
RT @mchorowitz: Must read on #AI and autonomous weapon systems by @AthertonKD in @nytimes - quoting Bob Work, @paul_scharre, @KaurinShanks, & @marywareham among others

Are Killer Robots the Future of War? Parsing the Facts on Autonomous Weapons

Under what circumstances should militaries delegate the decision to take a human life to machines? It’s a moral leap that the international community is grappling with.

On Oct 17, 2018
@PKathrani shared
Chinese search firm Baidu joins global AI ethics body

Chinese search firm Baidu joins global AI ethics body

Company is first Chinese member of Partnership on AI, following, Google, Apple, Facebook and others

On Nov 26, 2018
@gleonhard shared
Nice review of @gleonhard keynote “Leonhard defines digital ethics as “the difference between doing whatever technological progress will enable us to do, and putting human happiness and societal flourishing firs” #manmachine #AIfutures #digitalethics

Ignore AI Fear Factor at Your Peril: A Futurist’s Call for ‘Digital Ethics’

 “I believe that man will not merely endure: he will prevail. He is immortal, not because he alone among creatures has an inexhaustible voice, but because

On Nov 28, 2018
@teamrework shared
RT @David_Gunkel: The Right(s) Question: Can and Should Robots have Rights? New blog post at @reworkdl @reworkAI concerning the book #robotrights from @mitpress.

The Right(s) Question: Can and Should Robots have Rights?

This week marks the official release of David J. Gunkel's much anticipated new book Robot Rights (MIT Press, 2018). In this Q&A, Gunkel--who is Distinguished Teaching Professor of ...

On Dec 5, 2018
@IEET shared
RT @missmetaverse: "Artificial intelligence in its current form is mostly harmless, but that’s not going to last." #Futurism #AI #ASI #AGI #Supercomputers #MetaLearning #AGI

How We Can Prepare Now for Catastrophically Dangerous AI—and Why We Can't Wait

Artificial intelligence in its current form is mostly harmless, but that’s not going to last. Machines are getting smarter and more capable by the minute, leading to concerns that AI will ...

On Nov 30, 2018
@PKathrani shared
This is when AI’s top researchers think artificial general intelligence will be achieved via @Verge @PabloRedux @David_Gunkel @EmergTechEthics @sd_marlow
On Oct 8, 2018
@PKathrani shared
What is artificial intelligence? via @BrookingsInst

What is artificial intelligence?

Few concepts are as poorly understood as AI.

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

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Humanist/Futurist, Author, Future Explainer/Designer, Global Keynote Speaker see New book: CEO @FuturesAgency

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Writing and giving talks on the impact of #AI on people, economies and societies. Free book available at

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

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

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#AI & #DL events combining entrepreneurship breakthrough tech & cutting-edge science to shape business & society. Tweets by @nikitaljohnson

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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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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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Head AI & ML @wef, vice-chair ieee global initiative on AI ethical design. Professor Author. Law, Ethics Int. Rels & AI @RespRobotics @APPG_AI @leverhulmeCFI

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

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Sharing things I'm learning through my foundation work and other interests.

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

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co-founder + professor @usfca_msds | past: Duke math PhD, quant, early Uber eng | now: making neural nets uncool

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News and comment from the @Guardian's technology team

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

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