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Ethical Technology and Philosophy in the Age of Robots

With the development of smart autonomous machines, maybe even machines that demonstrate a general intelligent and self-awareness, there is a need to discuss ethics. There are also big philosophical questions about artificial intelligence, biotechnology, and social change that we face at this time. This department is tracking the philosophical and ethical side of the second machine age.

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Reining In AI Bias

Reining In AI Bias

An ethical eye on AI New mathematical idea reins in AI bias towards making unethical and costly commercial choices Researchers from the University of Warwick, Imperial College London, EPFL (Lausanne) and Sciteb Ltd have found a mathematical means of helping regulators...

Neurotechnology and the Brain with Laura Cabrera

Neurotechnology and the Brain with Laura Cabrera

The IEEE brain initiative seeks to set standards for, and explore the ethics of many technologies related to the brain and brain-machine interfaces.  Laura Cabrera's interests focus on the ethical and societal implications of neurotechnology and neuroscientific...