Attribution: Foto: Jonn Leffmann Microsoft has issued a call for regulation of facial recognitiion. It relies on the principles of fairness, transparency, accountability, nondiscrimination, notice and consent and lawful surveillance. Details of these principles will follow in a further Microsoft piece. Generally teh current post posits that regulation should start now due to the large risk that… Continue reading Face first
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.
Photo of possible Leonardo da Vinci robot by Erik Möller. Leonardo da Vinci. Mensch - Erfinder - Genie exhibit, Berlin 2005. - Own workHere's an article about panicking less over killer robots that agrees with me, right down to the CIWS. It's nice to find that other people agree with you but it did get me to thinking a little bit… Continue reading Will no one stand with the killer robots?
The USMCA contains a new (when compared to NAFTA) chaper on Digital Trade. This addresses barrier free trade in respect of digital products (basically products that can be transmitted electronically) including by exempting them from duties and requiring no less favourable (they spell it without the "u" in the text but being up here in Canada… Continue reading USMCA impact on AI regulation.
It was a long weekend in the Great White North (eh) so I didn't get up to much blogwise. I did read this 2016 Harvard Law Review article. I don't know why it came to my attention now but it is really good and I haven't seen anything that surpasses it. So if you are still… Continue reading This guy definitely did not have to deal with AI.
So of course I have some searches running to seek out things to talk about. Reliant on AI and machine learning I am. So lo and behold comes this article into my results. Nothing to do with AI, right? Total search bot failure right? Yeah pretty much. I have no idea why this kicked into… Continue reading When AI gets it wrong but gets it right
The short answer to the question "who is responsible if AI fails," is whoever owns it. We don't need to make it more complicated than that. If someone else contributed to negligence that AI is involved with, they may share in the liability. But tort law is sufficiently evolved to deal with this. Let's not… Continue reading Let’s not overthink it.