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“How AI Fails Us,” Divya Siddarth, Daron Acemoglu, Danielle Allen, Kate Crawford, James Evans, Michael Jordan, E. Glen Weyl (December 1, 2021). The dominant vision of artificial intelligence imagines a future of large-scale autonomous systems outperforminghumans in an increasing range of fields. This “actually existing AI” vision misconstrues intelligence as autonomousrather than social and relational. It is both unproductive...
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Source: European Parliament News https://www.europarl.europa.eu/news/en/press-room/20210930IPR13925/use-of-artificial-intelligence-by-the-police-meps-oppose-mass-surveillance To combat discrimination and ensure the right to privacy, MEPs demand strong safeguards when artificial intelligence tools are used in law enforcement. In a resolution adopted by 377 in favour, 248 against and 62 abstentions, MEPs point to the risk of algorithmic bias in AI applications and emphasise that human...
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“The higher the risk for human rights, the stricter the legal requirements for the use of AI technology should be”. — Urgent action needed over artificial intelligence risks to human rights, warned @mbachelet : https://t.co/MSCYeTSpO6 pic.twitter.com/Np4M0G0euB— UN Geneva (@UNGeneva) September 19, 2021 Urgent need for a moratorium on the sale and use of #AI systems...
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09.01.2021 Source: Wired https://www.wired.com/story/fight-to-define-when-ai-is-high-risk/ By Khari Johnson Everyone from tech companies to churches wants a say in how the EU regulates AI that could harm people. PEOPLE SHOULD NOT be slaves to machines, a coalition of evangelical church congregations from more than 30 countries preached to leaders of the European Union earlier this summer. The European...
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Link to the report PDF: https://standards.ieee.org/content/dam/ieee-standards/standards/web/documents/other/ethical-technical-challenges-autonomous-weapons-systems.pdf
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A new research paper outlines how @oppo intends to venture into #6G. @OPPOSouthAfrica https://t.co/sRF0i9taHH— ITWeb News Publication (@ITWeb) July 15, 2021 Oppo has outlined its intention to venture into 6G, as part of the Chinese multinational telco’s future plans to create next-generation communications offerings. The phone maker’s research arm, the Oppo Research Institute in Shenzhen, has...
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Apple Podcasts Preview https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/whats-in-a-voice/id1523584878?i=1000518953755 And we speak with a father who thinks scam artists may have used artificial intelligence to capture the essence of his son’s voice. pic.twitter.com/eAPVMdOZfg— MIT Technology Review (@techreview) May 11, 2021 Synthetic voice technologies are increasingly passing as human. But today’s voice assistants are still a far cry from the hyper-intelligent thinking...
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https://twitter.com/ReclaimYourFace/status/1383024311192186880?s=20 This week, 61 Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from across the political spectrum, including representatives of the Greens, the Left, Renew Europe, the Socialists & Democrats (S&D) and the Identity & Democracy (ID) groups raised their voices in agreement with the Reclaim Your Face campaign. They wrote not one, but two powerful letters, which made their...
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Source: Nature WORLD VIEW, 06 APRIL 2021 https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-00868-5 Kate Crawford During the pandemic, technology companies have been pitching their emotion-recognition software for monitoring workers and even children remotely. Take, for example, a system named 4 Little Trees. Developed in Hong Kong, the program claims to assess children’s emotions while they do classwork. It maps facial features...
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Bakardjieva Engelbrekt A, Leijon K, Michalski A, et al. What Does the Technological Shift Have in Store for the EU? Opportunities and Pitfalls for European Societies The European Union and the Technology Shift. 2021 Feb:1-25. Abstract This introductory chapter sheds light on the opportunities and challenges that the digital era has in store for the...
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