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The AI Ethics Challenge

David Reid warns of the dangers of encoding unconscious bias into artificial intelligence, as it is 'tempting but extremely perilous' to outsource our moral responsibilities.

David Reid warns of the dangers of encoding unconscious bias into artificial intelligence.
"It's tempting, but extremely perilous, to outsource our moral responsibilities to machines...I believe it's important to keep people in the loop, but it may also be important to evolve nurturing AI to guide the underlying AI. When we link this to emotional awareness, we may be able to develop empathy, and this empathy may be able to mitigate bias."
Recorded in front of a live audience at Leaf in Liverpool.
Presenter: Olly Mann
Producer: Sheila Cook.

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