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AI inquiry launched by UK House of Lords

The senate of the United Kingdom, the House of Lords, has launched a public call for experts to weigh in on issues surrounding artificial intelligence. The call includes the ethical, economic and social effects of AI as the technology becomes…

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Self-driving cars able to make moral decisions

Automated cars can be programmed to make human-like moral decisions in unavoidable crashes, a study by the Institute of Cognitive Science at the University of Osnabrück shows. The study challenges the assumption that moral decisions are strongly context dependent and…

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Google fails on its AI ethics promise

Google has failed to keep an ethics promise on artificial intelligence. The technology company agreed to set up an ethics and safety board when it acquired AI company DeepMind three years ago. The board was to ensure the AI technology…

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