Thanks Fahim for featuring some of our podcast episodes in your peice here. We've done one since that also may be of interest on this topic: https://www.machine-ethics.net/podcast/algorithmic-discrimination-with-damien-williams/


Kaggle is a great platform for learning, discussing and participating in data problems using Machine Learning to help solve them. A facinating component of Kaggle’s appeal is it’s competitions section which challenges Data Scientists and hobbyists to compete to solve a fun or pressing data problem. Some competitions come with…


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Artificial Intelligence (AI) is trendy and alluring; it has recovered in interest after several AI winters and is now harnessing millions of dollars in investment, yet it is also deemed as one of humanities biggest existential threats. How can we make sense this? …


Illustration by Nicholas Willsher

We have come a long way in the last few hundred years. By all accountants we’ve done some astronomically impressive technological progress in the last 80. …


Illustrations by Nicholas Willsher

First published 12 Sep 2016 here: https://benbyford.com/articles/autonomy-and-monopoly/

Every car, app and tech giant at the moment seems to be getting into autonomous vehicles. Tesla, Google, Facebook, Uber, Volvo to name but a few, each have road worthy tests up and running and are pinning a lot of their hopes on…


Illustrations by Nicholas Willsher

Article first published here: https://benbyford.com/articles/the-trolly-problem-is-not-a-synonym-for-autonomous-cars/ — 25 Sep 2016

The Trolly Problem is an interesting philosophy construct to show how humans react to different ethical circumstances. It can even be used as a way to interrogate both Kantian and Utilitarian ethical views by slightly changing the position of the illustrated…

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