Ethics

List Includes


1 month ago
Deep Medicine to stand the test of time ALEX ZHAVORONKOV “We always overestimate the change that will occur in the next two years and underestimate the change that will occur in the next ten. Don't let yourself be lulled into inaction,” Bill Gates Since the massive public shows of artificial intelligence capabilities pioneered by IBM’s DeepBlue outperforming a human chess player and Watson beating human players in Jeopardy, the word “artificial intelligence” started making headlines. Many of these…

8 months ago
Amid all the talk of robots and artificial intelligence stealing our jobs, there is one industry that is benefiting mightily from the dramatic improvements in AI: the AI ethics industry. Members of the AI ethics community are very active on Twitter and the blogosphere, and they congregate in real life at conferences in places like Dubai and Puerto Rico. Their task is important: they want to make the world a better place, and there is a pretty good chance that they will succeed, at least in part. But have…

11 months 1 week ago
By Neil Sahota  |  December 3, 2018  |  Source: CogWorld on FORBES In 2018, sex scandal after sex scandal seared the pages of our newspapers and digital screens. Hashtags, such as #timesup and #metoo, became rallying cries for harassed and disenfranchised women who found their voices with high-profile allegations. Likewise, as a result of marches in numerous countries, and record numbers of women running for office, 2018 has been dubbed The Year of the Woman. It also has been called The Year of AI. Ralph…

1 year 3 months ago
By Kathleen Walch  |  August 20, 2018 Kathleen Walch is Co-Founder and Senior Analyst at Cognilytica If you’ve been following coverage of artificial intelligence (AI) in the news, you might have noticed that industries ranging from pharmaceutical to banking to insurance to real estate are being impacted by the range of machine learning and AI technologies that can broadly be called cognitive technologies. These cognitive technologies change how businesses approach their customers and manage their…

1 year 3 months ago
By Kathleen Walch  |  August 10, 2018 Kathleen Walch is Co-Founder and Senior Analyst at Cognilytica Artificial Intelligence is seen by many as a great transformative tech and the possibilities seem almost limitless to what it can eventually do. Will AI systems one day drive us around? Do our laundry? Mow our lawn? Raise our kids? Fight wars? Kill humans? These questions make people shift from thinking purely about the functional capabilities to the ethics behind creating such powerful and potentially…

1 year 6 months ago
By Hessie Jones, CogWorld Reporter, Toronto  |  April 23, 2018  More than ever before, the consumer has become fully aware of the extent to which they are being surveilled, and influenced or some would argue, manipulated. This post discusses the increasingly on-demand market and how data has enabled this. It also challenges the relationship between the business and its customers and introduces an era of more balanced control of data and the inevitable privacy and security regulations that will drive…

1 year 9 months ago
By Phaeda Boinodiris  |  February 14, 2018 Firstly, let me start by saying that moral ethics is a code that everyone is able to pursue. Whether we choose to or not is up to the individual. We have all heard the stories that range from biased AI engines to hackable systems. In this hopeful article, I will help establish a framework for how to think about Ethics and Technology. Indeed though we have the ability to pursue a code of moral ethics, perhaps technology in some cases could at least warn us if…