Video: who is responsible for the ethics of AI?

Artificial intelligence experts discuss the role of government, universities and tech companies in making sure AI has a positive impact on society 

April 9, 2019
AI panel

Facial recognition software, self-driving cars, an increasingly automised workforce – where does responsibility lie for the ethical development and application of AI technologies?

A panel of AI experts grappled with this question during the Times Higher Education Innovation and Impact Summit from 2-4 April at the Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeaon, South Korea.

Chaired by Dae-Shik Kim, professor of electrical engineering at the Brain Reverse Engineering and Imaging Lab at KAIST, the panel included Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, executive director of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk at the University of Cambridge; Tze Yun Leong, director of AI technology at AI Singapore; and Toby Walsh, Scientia professor of artificial intelligence at UNSW Sydney


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