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

Annual Report 2020

This year, The Essentials Report, has curated & analyzed the content published by 180 influencers like Luciano Floridi and Joanna J Bryson, discussing hashtags such as #AIEthics , #moralmachine and #biology.
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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

On Apr 30, 2020
@singularityu shared
Meet the world’s first “living robots." 🤖 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.

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.

On Mar 1, 2020
@j2bryson shared
RT @jhimmelreich: The #moralmachine group is doubling down. What's the point of "crowdsourcing ethical opinion"? Oh right, technological change can't come fast enough: the risk is that "societal push-back will drastically slow down the adoption of intelligent machines". 1/n https://t.co/9zvLNH0lKx
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Crowdsourcing Moral Machines

Crowdsourcing Moral Machines

A platform for creating a crowdsourced picture of human opinions on how machines should handle moral dilemmas.

On Oct 13, 2020
@LeverhulmeCFI shared
Leverhulme CFI's @adrian_weller was amongst a number a stakeholders who contributed to the UK Parliament's recently published Research Briefing on Interpretable machine learning https://t.co/M57hXzDB56 @LeverhulmeTrust
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Interpretable machine learning

Interpretable machine learning

Machine learning (ML, a type of artificial intelligence) is increasingly being used to support decision making in a variety of applications including recruitment and clinical diagnoses. ...

On Feb 26, 2020
@cccalum shared
The Pentagon is pledging that its AI efforts will be: 1) Responsible, 2) Equitable, 3) Traceable, 4) Reliable and 5) Governable. There has been a somewhat cynical response, but the previous failure to discuss principles was worse. https://t.co/pdzDTcrpUQ
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The Pentagon promises to use artificial intelligence for good, not evil

The Pentagon promises to use artificial intelligence for good, not evil

The Defense Department announced five ethical principles it plans to live by as it develops and uses artificial intelligence.

On Feb 18, 2020
@T_Minus30 shared
RT @JKleijssen: Embarrassing to some but -as there is real potential for harm - an issue to be kept in mind when discussing a legal framework for #AI . The US already has draft legislation to ban child #sexrobots : #CREEPER Act . ⁦@COE4AI⁩ #HumanRights https://t.co/sCE2L5sF4z
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Sex robots may cause psychological damage

Sex robots may cause psychological damage

US researchers call for more regulation around the sale of sex robots with artificial intelligence.

On Oct 31, 2020
@j2bryson shared
@seanjtaylor @algorithmwatch just released their (2nd?) annual report on this issue on systems in Europe, it's great! https://t.co/1dtTSsEg8p cc @DogmaticPrior
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Automating Society Report 2020

Automating Society Report 2020

Life in the automated society: How automated decision-making systems became mainstream, and what to do about it. Introduction of the Automating Society Report by AlgorithmWatch and ...

On Oct 17, 2020
@Floridi shared
RT @libbykinsey: [email protected] is recruiting an additional member of its Ethics Committee. This is such a great group doing really interesting, important work! Find out more (and complete your application by 5th November) here: https://t.co/9zpSFB65Vt
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Introducing the Ethics Committee

Introducing the Ethics Committee

The Ethics Committee supports the Machine Intelligence Garage, a Digital Catapult programme that is part funded by Innovate UK and the European Regional Development Fund (as part of the ...

On Oct 31, 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/Uczs81ScBY
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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…

On Sep 15, 2020
@Floridi shared
RT @oxfordethicslab: Fake news and a 400-year-old problem: we need to resolve the ‘post-truth’ crisis - a throwback article from 2016 by @floridi for @guardian https://t.co/k8TnX1eS49
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Fake news and a 400-year-old problem: we need to resolve the ‘post-truth’ crisis

Fake news and a 400-year-old problem: we need to resolve the ‘post-truth’ crisis

The internet echo chamber satiates our appetite for pleasant lies and reassuring falsehoods and has become the defining challenge of the 21st century

On May 13, 2020
@KayFButterfield shared
RT @johnchavens: A call for a critical look at the metrics for success in the evaluation of AI https://t.co/dl65mdqDWj
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A call for a critical look at the metrics for success in the evaluation of AI

A call for a critical look at the metrics for success in the evaluation of AI

The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (A/IS) is a community of experts collaborating on comprehensive, crowd-sourced, and transdisciplinary efforts that ...

On Feb 15, 2020
@gleonhard shared
Technology vs Humanity: The coming clash between man and machine – Gerd Leonhard https://t.co/U77WBHbfVg via @instapaper
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Technology vs Humanity: The coming clash between man and machine – Gerd Leonhard

Technology vs Humanity: The coming clash between man and machine – Gerd Leonhard

A seminal discourse today involves evaluating the virtues and vicissitudes of what is being seen as brazen forays into the world of Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning. While ...

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 ...

On Feb 14, 2020
@gleonhard shared
Special sunglasses, license-plate dresses: How to be anonymous in the age of surveillance | The Seattle Times https://t.co/nttYrSLpVg
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Special sunglasses, license-plate dresses, Juggalo face paint: How to be anonymous in the age of surveillance

Special sunglasses, license-plate dresses, Juggalo face paint: How to be anonymous in the age of surveillance

A fringe movement of privacy advocates are experimenting with clothes, makeup and accessories as a defense against some surveillance technologies. Some wearers desire to opt-out of ...

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Oxford philosopher: digital ethics phil. of information, phil. of technology https://t.co/d3uWqdsmLk

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Prof of Ethics & Technology; Artificial & natural intelligence, culture, evolution, & governance. Vaguely professional tweets–for more @j2blather fewer @j2breve

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E.D., IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of AI Systems. Founder and E.D., Council on Extended Intelligence. Tweets mine. Author, Heartificial Intelligence.

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

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"The AI guy" Global keynote speaker Author of "Surviving AI", "The Economic Singularity" It's not the 4th Industrial revolution: it's the Information revolution

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International think tank helping people build AI ethically. Subscribe for AI ethics research/commentary/events: https://t.co/20eZxcM7bB

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A media company making technology a greater force for good. Get our journalism: https://t.co/yx1gtT9UC9

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Now at @CDEIUK figuring out what AI is capable of and where it will go next. Ex Head of @theRSAorg Future Work Centre. Bigging up @EastEndTrades #frsa

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The Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence. Exploring the implications of AI, at the Universities of Cambridge, Oxford, Imperial and Berkeley.

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