Previously I described Google's white paper on AI regulation, released not long ago. Here are a few more thoughts about it (you'll have to have reference to the paper as I mention some specific items in it): Many of these discussions on AI regulation still begin with the premise that we know what we mean by AI.… Continue reading Some further thoughts on the Google AI governance white paper.
(Photo by Endlisnis licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution 2.0 Generic license.) The Israel Innovation Authority (a publicly funded agency under the direction of the Israeli Ministry of the Economy) has a recently released Innovation Report 2018 that contains a chapter entitled The Race for Techonological Leadership. Primarily this chapter considers the importance of AI in maintaining a competive edge… Continue reading Is a lowered bar more innovative?
I'm bringing back the Yakov Smirnoff Russian Reversal. You're welcome. If you are too young to remember that, you probably know more about AI than I do. A few weeks ago I was speaking about the regulation of data and how that would be dealt with. I talked about the spectrum between regulation of open… Continue reading In Soviet Russia Big Data bill you.
This article that contains some Microsoft views provides helpful thoughts on where we are on pertinent regulation of data and AI. Consideration begins with the local regimes, even though a company is global in reach. So local laws will be honoured, but on a policy basis, some countries might be avoided. The article references human… Continue reading Glocal.
So this is number 5 in my Collected Principles of AI Regulation. I don't know why it came to me now. I've been recently reading a lot of heavier stuff on AI and regulation and trying to figure out how to write about it. Which meant I haven't had easy things to write. So I was… Continue reading High Five
I picked up this book by Microsoft at the AI Summit 2018 (conference swag!). If it seems like flying to England is an expensive price for a book, get a copy for free at the links at the bottom of this page. I'm not going to review the whole book but only focus on a couple of parts… Continue reading The Future Computed; a (partial) book review
Here's something that maybe everyone else was aware of except me. It's called The Toronto Declaration and it was issued at a conference in Toronto in May of this year by a group called accessnow to address principles of equality and non-discrimination in machine learining systems. The structure of the declaration is interesting to me. It… Continue reading The Toronto Declaration, eh.