WHY AI IS STILL WAITING FOR ITS ETHICS TRANSPLANT

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There’s no lack of reports on the ethics of artificial intelligence. But most of them are lightweight—full of platitudes about “public-private partnerships” and bromides about putting people first. They don’t acknowledge the knotty nature of the social dilemmas AI creates, or how tough it will be to untangle them. The new report from the AI Now Institute isn’t like that. It takes an unblinking look at a tech industry racing to reshape society along AI lines without any guarantee of reliable and fair results.

Scott Rosenberg is an editor at Backchannel.
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The report, released two weeks ago, is

via Why Artificial Intelligence Is Still Waiting For Its Ethics Transplant | WIRED