Artificial Intelligence

Latest Posts in Artificial Intelligence

Risk, Ethics and Artificial Intelligence

Recently, probably because of local elections and the national political climate, I’ve spent more time reading and thinking about how to “backstop democracy,” – I strongly recommend reading The Brookings Institution’s new white paper, The Democracy Playbook: Preventing and Reversing Democratic Backsliding.

The State of Play in Artificial Intelligence: A Brief Summary

Here are the highlights from some recent public presentations by several artificial intelligence developers and experts. 

Plato Meets Artificial Intelligence

Only very recently have some of the leaders in the development of artificial intelligence begun to think about the ethical and political implications, and about Plato’s dilemma – how do we control the controllers?  And who will decide?

A Fundamental Difference Between Humans and AI Machines in Terms of Learning

As robots can act in many ways more and more like humans, it becomes more and more meaningful to be philosophically clear about the fundamental difference between humans and AI machines in terms of learning. This knowledge is desired not only when it comes to the century long question of whether computers can outsmart humans, but also for the sake of knowing the potential and limit of AI development in areas such as AI translation, Human-Machine conversation, and more……