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How the myth of control is shaping the ethics of AI
AI is not a means to control nature, which cannot be mastered, any more than AI itself can. Thus, the only control humans have is over us, to protect us from our own hubris, asserts Emmanuel R. Goffi, co-founder and co-director of the Global AI Ethics Institute.
Emmanuel R. Goffi  |  Jul  29,  2022
AI shields intellectually disabled from abuse
When people discuss marginalized sections of a society, it is easy to forget those deprived of the fundamental faculties needed to make a living. It is these ‘specially-abled’ citizens who are often hyper-marginalized. AI is now better equipped to help such disadvantaged persons, but further technological advances are still required.
Disha Ganguli  |  Jun  17,  2022
Classification Hones AI’s Effectiveness in Healthcare
When applying artificial intelligence and machine learning to healthcare, classification is an important way of identifying and labeling datasets to achieve more accurate diagnoses, and better treatments and outcomes for patients. This is especially true when data is missing or unknown.
Jan Sevcik  |  May  24,  2022
Is It a Boy or a Girl? Gendering AI Is Human, Problematic
The needless gendering of AI caused by humans anthropomorphizing everything is both a threat and a small opportunity, says Satyen K. Bordoloi as he explores the bizarre phenomenon of making AI applications male or female and delves into its root causes, from bad data to AI’s depiction on the silver screen.
Satyen K. Bordoloi  |  May  09,  2022
AI’s Hippocratic Oath
Almost 36 million people worldwide die each year because they are not diagnosed in time. Gonzalo Benetti Hernandez believes these figures can be slashed by the embrace of AI-based technologies, above all if they are democratized for greater access by low-income households.
Gonzalo Benetti Hernández  |  Apr  28,  2022
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