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Debate

Opinion pieces on machine learning and its impact on society and science
December 15, 2021 Bob Williamson

AI as Mediator

There is currently much debate about the ethics of Artificial Intelligence (AI), with one widespread view holding that AI should never be used to make consequential decisions affecting people. In this blog post, I suggest that on the contrary, rather than worrying about AI “making decisions” about us, we should should pay more attention to who commissioned the chain of technological action using AI rather than the technology itself.
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July 19, 2021 Thomas Grote

Where Algorithms and People Are Allies

Who makes better medical diagnoses, an algorithm or a human? A philosopher specialized in technology, Thomas Grote, says viewing this as a rivalry isn’t productive. He argues in favor of focusing on the interplay of the two – and emphasizes the significance of philosophy.
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