AI ethics issues
- June 29, 2020
IBM donates open source toolkits AI Fairness 360, Adversarial Robustness 360 and AI Explainability 360 to the Linux Foundation amid calls for more ethical AI.
- May 29, 2020
Contact tracing mobile applications appear to offer an easier, safer way to track where an infected person has been, but technology could cross a data privacy boundary.
- April 24, 2020
To slow the spread of the coronavirus, governments and organizations are using contact tracing and thermal imaging for fever detection, but these methods carry privacy concerns.
- March 18, 2020
As the new coronavirus continues to disrupt the workforce, social media companies are increasingly using machine learning to automatically detect and remove harmful content.
- March 06, 2020
In a Q&A, Vincent Granville, executive data scientist and co-founder of Data Science Central, discusses how AI has changed the data science field and the ways in which it will continue to do so.
- March 02, 2020
The Pontifical Academy for Life has issued new guidelines for ethical AI that call for artificial intelligence technology to be explainable, trusted and secure.
- February 20, 2020
The EU released AI regulation guidelines that demand AI systems in high-risk areas are transparent and have human oversight. Some vendors are worried.
- February 12, 2020
An obscure AI vendor sparked controversy for scraping social media for data to power a facial recognition platform that it sells to law enforcement agencies around the world.
- February 07, 2020
Launched during the Davos World Economic Forum, IBM's Policy Lab seeks to unite governments and businesses on creating and adopting more regulation of AI.
- January 08, 2020
While the recommendations for AI regulation in the White House memo are loose, they appear to show the government is beginning to embrace AI, and could be a start toward oversight.
- October 10, 2019
As businesses demand more explainable AI, vendors such as IBM and DarwinAI are introducing new features to help break down for business users how AI systems work.
- September 19, 2019
As organizations wrestle with AI ethical concerns, they need to create AI ethicist roles or develop teams to consider issues around data governance, data privacy and AI ethics.
- September 16, 2019
For Gen Z in the workforce, AI and automation are ways to ease workloads, even as the young generation worries the technologies could eventually replace them.
- September 06, 2019
YouTube AI will help flag videos that contain content for children following a settlement with the FTC and the New York attorney general over mishandling of children's data.
- August 09, 2019
Alphabet's DeepMind company loses millions of dollars each year, but it appears the research firm’s AI advances are so valuable that Alphabet finds it worthwhile anyway.
- August 08, 2019
As enterprises begin to deploy AI, they should focus on AI and ethics issues, as well as data privacy, and begin to create policies and guidelines around them.
- July 31, 2019
Experts on the Illinois Technology Association's AI Council urge companies to use their AI investments to connect with community members to make the best use of the technology.
- July 26, 2019
Enterprises can resist using AI because of the cultural changes employees feel it will bring, including changes to employee job descriptions and elimination of outdated jobs.
- June 27, 2019
Adoption of AI in government might lag behind the business world, but some agencies within the government hope to make more use of AI.
- June 26, 2019
Many constituencies are on a push toward explainable AI algorithms, as AI technologies become more widespread, powerful and relied upon than ever before.
- June 25, 2019
Government AI regulation is needed, AI experts and policymakers concur. But, there's no clear consensus on how much regulation by the government is necessary.
- May 29, 2019
Human rights advocate Bjørn Stormorken talks about the importance of data privacy laws, and why stronger laws and more data literacy are necessary today.
- March 02, 2018
Despite new development tools to build AI applications, developers must be wary of bias creeping into their systems.
- June 21, 2017
In part two of this SearchCIO Q&A, mathematician and data skeptic Cathy O'Neil argues it's time to establish a national safety board for algorithms.
- June 21, 2017
In this SearchCIO Q&A, author and data scientist Cathy O'Neil talks about the danger of trusting algorithms too much.
- April 05, 2017
Artificial intelligence apps provide invaluable insights and assistance for a host of business processes, and today's uses are just the tip of the iceberg.
- November 11, 2016
Edmond Awad and Sohan Dsouza of the MIT Media Lab talk about their latest project and how they're hoping it sparks a conversation about morals and autonomous machines.