Intelligent machines behind ethical smoke walls

The article was written by Mona Sloane, adjunct professor at NYU Tandon.

Technologies based on Artificial Intelligence (AI) have experienced a meteoric rise. AI is now a top priority, not just at the company level. … At the same time, it is becoming increasingly clear that the potential negative effects of AI should not be underestimated. There is growing evidence that AI - or automated decision-making in general - can cause widespread harm or (real and symbolic) violence against certain, and often already disadvantaged, social groups. 

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