legal theory, Regulating AI

Not everything is a hobgoblin

This story recounts the horrors of a man being fired by a bot. As if from the script of a rejected X-Files episode, the mad computer tears his career apart piece by piece. Except that's not really what happened, if you care to read carefully into the story. Someone didn't renew his contract and  therefore the HR systems… Continue reading Not everything is a hobgoblin

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Contract law, legal theory, Uncategorized

Underneath the one you know

This "shitty distraction" https://www.technologyreview.com/s/611487/this-ai-program-could-beat-you-in-an-argumentbut-it-doesnt-know-what-its-saying/ doesn't make things easier in the considerations about where intent lies. If the AI does not know what it means when it says things, then until it does, how is intent imputed in the law of contract? If this is the space we are operating in, then it strikes me that if AI… Continue reading Underneath the one you know