Is Ethical A.I. Even Possible?
March 4, 2019
(New York Times) – As activists, researchers, and journalists voice concerns over the rise of artificial intelligence, warning against biased, deceptive and malicious applications, the companies building this technology are responding. From tech giants like Google and Microsoft to scrappy A.I. start-ups, many are creating corporate principles meant to ensure their systems are designed and deployed in an ethical way. Some set up ethics officers or review boards to oversee these principles. But tensions continue to rise as some question whether these promises will ultimately be kept.