I like this story about wil.i.am's views on AI and the optimism expressed. There are many many frets and worries about all the negatives that will come from AI, whether bias, out of control cars, weapons rampant and job disruption, boom boom pow, everything is going to go wrong. Some of these may come true, but… Continue reading Where is the love?
This interview considers approaches to AI regulation. There are two philosophical approaches that can be distilled from it: 1. Notwithstanding that we don't know exactly where we are going, let's get started. I agree with this very much. Regulations can be repealed, altered and tweaked later (assuming a vigiliant and effective governing body--I know it's asking… Continue reading On balance…
This article reminded me of that story about the three blind men and the elephant, wherein each feels a different part of the elephant and comes to a different conclusion as to what it is. The thing is, at the end of the day despite what each wise man said, it's still an elephant. And a point… Continue reading The elephant in the room.
I have been less than complimentary about Canada's efforts (and in particular those of our governments) in AI regulation. So it is nice to see some forward looking expressions of thought regarding the regulation of AI coming from our country. As well as a recognition that there seems to be a gap as to our participation… Continue reading In the game?
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
Susan Storm: [appears] What's your name? [the Surfer doesn't answer] Susan Storm: Come on. You must have a name. I'm Susan. [the Surfer still does not answer] Today's post is the addition of a fourth principle. I have discussed this a few times, here, here, here and most recently in this post. Generally speaking statutes start with a series of… Continue reading Fantastic #4
The ITU (the International Telecommunication Union is the United Nations' specialized agency for information and communication technology) has a paper out authored by Urs Gasser (Executive Director of the Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society and Professor of Practice at Harvard Law School) Ryan Budish, Amar Ashar,members of the Ethics and Governance of AI initiative… Continue reading Setting the Stage for AI Governance