AI & Ethics

Technological advancements pose new and unprecedented ethical questions that humanity will have to deal with. The world will surely not become a better place if our conscious or unconscious biases make their way into algorithms. AI should be fair. In the end, it comes down to this: Do we want to model the world as it is, or as it should be?

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Growing use of surveillance technology has prompted calls for bans and stricter regulation.

Antoaneta Roussi and Richard Van Noorden

Nature, 2020

The technology is improving – but the bigger issue is how it’s used.

Antoaneta Roussi et al.

Nature, 2020

Artificial intelligence and brain–computer interfaces must respect and preserve people’s privacy, identity, agency and equality, say Rafael Yuste, Sara Goering and colleagues.

Joseph J. Fins et al.

Nature, 2017

Identify sources of inequity, de-bias training data and develop algorithms that are robust to skews in data, urge James Zou and Londa Schiebinger.

James Zou and Londa Schiebinger

Nature, 2018

The Science of Socially Aware Algorithm Design

Michael Kearns and Aaron Roth

Oxford UP, 2019

An ethical framework will help to harness the potential of AI while keeping humans in control

Mariarosaria Taddeo and Luciano Floridi

Science, 2018


Kai-Fu Lee

TED, 2018

Forecasting, Prevention, and Mitigation

Miles Brundage et al.

Malicious AI Report, 2018