Month: August 2018

The greatest economic gains from AI

AI-powered diagnostics use the patients unique history as a baseline against which small deviations flag a possible health condition in need of further investigation and treatment. AI is initially likely to be adopted as an aid, rather than replacement, for human physicians. It will augment physicians diagnoses, but in the process also provide valuable insights…
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Artificial Intelligence Ethics Committee

Hussein Abbass is a Professor in the School of Engineering and Information Technology, University of New South Wales at the Australian Defence Force Academy ([emailprotected]) in Canberra, Australia. He is a fellow of the Australian Computer Society (FACS), a fellow of the Operational Research Society (FORS,UK); a fellow of the Institute Management and Leaders of…
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Google opens its human-sounding Duplex AI to public testing

Google says its plan is to start its public trial with a small group of trusted testers and businesses that have opted into receiving calls from Duplex. Over the coming weeks, the software will only call businesses to confirm business and holiday hours, such as open and close times for the Fourth of July. People…
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Our Principles

Technologies that gather or use information for surveillance violating internationally accepted norms. In addition to the above objectives, we will not design or deploy AI in the following application areas: Weapons or other technologies whose principal purpose or implementation is to cause or directly facilitate injury to people. AI algorithms and datasets can reflect, reinforce,…
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Ethics An Introduction (Online

their own positions on various issues, and why they hold them. Thegraduate schoolexists to provide a stimulating and enriching environment for postgraduate students. help students understand that and why there is more to ethics than following rules; Thegraduate schoolexists to provide a stimulating and enriching environment for postgraduate students. Please use the Book or Apply…
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The Ethics of Using AI in Advertising

For example, most would agree its acceptable to leverage AI to target a consumer who shows interest in sports cars. But what if you also knew that consumer was deep in debt and lacked impulse control, had multiple moving violations, and had a history of drug and alcohol abuse? Is it still okay to market…
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Google fails on its AI ethics promise

January last year the paper received its only answer by DeepMind: There hasnt really been anything major yet that would warrant announcing in any way. But in the future we may well talk about those things more publicly, the Guardian quotes DeepMind chief executive Demis Hassabis. In recent years DeepMind has publicly confirmed setting up…
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Artificial intelligence ethics and public confidence

Research in developing countries: follow-up There have been some interesting developments around the ethics and governance of artificial intelligence (AI) in recent days. First we read that Googles DeepMind has set up anEthics and Society research unit, with the rationale that AI can be of extraordinary benefit to the world, but only if held to…
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Human Ethics for Artificial Intelligent Beings AI Strategy Policy

Of course, a real-world AI-based ethical system is likely to be based on a both top-down and bottom-up moral principles. Almost last but not least in any way, it is worthwhile keeping in mind that ethics and morality are directly or indirectly influenced by a societys religious fabric of the past up to the present.…
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2017 Symposium

Thinking A.I. through Rastus Robot, the Westinghouse Mechanical Slave Remaking Reasoning: Logics, Labor, and Automation was designed to address the biggest challenges we face as AI moves further into our everyday lives. This was the second annual Symposium hosted by the AI Now, with generous support from the AI Ethics and Governance Fund, John D.…
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