Day: July 2, 2019

Week 27 Questions for Know Thyself 2019: AI & Tech Ethics

Who’s making up the ethical rules when it comes to AI and tech? Labs in America and China are racing to make AI ready for consumers, for economic growth, and for warfare. Itโ€™s clear that 21st century warfare will be fought with smart drones instead of humans. ย In the economy, AI robots are being sent on suicide missions to do jobs that humans do not want to do. How does it feel to know that your next intelligent, self-driving car is programmed to either kill you or a pedestrian when it encounters an imminent collision situation?ย 

This is the mere tip of iceberg of ethical issues โ€“ issues that human beings have never had to think about before now.

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