AI Ethics in Action: Making the Black Box Transparent

In my third article about the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI), I look at operationalizing AI ethics. Human intelligence remains a key factor – to keep a watchful eye on potential biases. Amazon caused a stir in late 2018 with media reports that it had abandoned an AI-powered recruitment tool because it was biased against women. Conceived as […]

AI Ethics: Risk and Opportunity

Risks often dominate our discussions about the ethics of artificial intelligence (AI), but we also have an ethical obligation to look at the opportunities. In my second article about AI ethics, I argue there is a way to link the two.  “Our future is a race between the growing power of technology and the wisdom with […]

Angles of AI Ethics

Discussing the rights and wrongs of artificial intelligence (AI) is more urgent than ever before – and more difficult. In the first of a series of articles, I will propose ways to better structure the debate about AI ethics. From online chatbots to automated warehousing and disease diagnosis, AI is at work in more and more areas of everyday […]