Singapore has been a significant contributor to the global discussion on the ethics of AI – recently releasing three documents for trade associations and chambers, professional bodies, and interest groups for discussion, and adaption for their own use.
Ethical AI Blog
In recent years numerous companies, governments, NGOs and academic institutions have developed and publicised their AI ethics principles.
Good technological design requires an ethical framework within which the technology can be designed, developed and deployed.
Artificial intelligence systems ‘learn’ based on the data they are given. This, along with many other factors, can lead to biased outcomes.
AI systems do not possess an inherent ethical compass with which to understand the consequences of their actions.
Human rights exist to ensure that each one of us is entitled to make free choices about how to live, without discrimination.
The reason technology ethics is growing in prominence is that new technologies give us more power to act.
To me the word ‘ethics’ evokes some trepidation. Would you hire a murderer?
John McCarthy coined the term ‘artificial intelligence’ (AI) in 1956 when he invited a group of researchers from a variety of disciplines