There have been many organizations recently that have taken upon themselves the task of writing principles for ethically aligned artificial intelligence design. The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers [IEEE] is the most recent, forming a working group on Empathic Technologies, whose members include engineers and organizations as well as academics, policy-makers, and individuals interested […]Read more..
Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that. This article entitled Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me? by Brian X. Chen, makes suggestions on how to stop […]Read more..
The following are the key take-aways from the AI for Good Summit that took place in May, 2019. In his keynote address, Siemens’ Snabe said that “ever since it began, technology was always based on promises.” He continued that we recognize that data and AI are fundamental tools in solving the grand challenges facing humanity. […]Read more..
The AI for Good Global Summit is the leading United Nations platform for global and inclusive dialogue on artificial intelligence. This year it took place from May 28-31, 2019 in Geneva, Switzerland and Virtual Activism was in attendance. Society is at a critical juncture in examining AI’s impact on humanity. To succeed, the efforts to […]Read more..
The UNESCO, in its report on the ethical dimensions of artificial intelligence Steering AI and Advanced ICTs for Knowledge Societies, A Roam Perspective noted that there are risks and opportunities in AI adoption. It identified four core areas – ROAM – that will be affected AI: Human Rights such as freedom of expression, privacy and […]Read more..