Posts Tagged ‘ethics‘

The ethics of AI: how to stop your robot cooking your cat

Great article by John C Havens in The Guardian on how to program ‘human values’ into robots and AI and the complexities of mimicking human scenario’s. “We can’t continue to move forward in an environment where our ethical desires in AI are ignored in the same way we’re tracked

Survive the Robot Apocalypse in 5 Steps

It’s our fear of others that encourages war, or the withholding of life saving technologies from those who need them, simply because they’re uninsured. It’s our fear of others that creates a national budget where 60% of resources are dedicated to the military industrial complex,

Let’s Just Build AI That Share Our Values

Instead we should be adhering to the Proactionary Principle and begin discussing these risks insofar that we develop a strategy that’ll effectively mitigate these risks and ensure the greatest possible outcome. Bostrom envisions a superintelligent A.I. that’ll share our values and fight for us when

Oh The Many Ethical Implications of Emerging Tech

More radical disruptions will occur once the technology transitions to the organic world, making it possible to assemble biomaterials that evolve and develop on their own, design cancer-fighting robots that would release antibodies only in contact with cancerous cells, and so on. Read more from

About that Mars One Mission…

Kaye is the only New York-area native among 100 finalists for Mars One, a private Dutch mission to put the first humans on another planet with a self-sustaining, permanent colony. And remember now, it’s a one-way trip. Nobody gets to return to Earth on this

AI: New challenges for the legal profession

The development of Artificial Intelligence, which is likely to speed up in the near future, will bring forth new and complex questions to which no legal system in the world has an answer. It is therefore necessary for the legal community to begin to consider