EUobserver recently published an article about the EU’s new AI Act. Find the full article here. The EU has been at the forefront of developing…
Ethicsai - Posts from 2022
AI tools fail to reduce recruitment bias – study
BBC News recently published an article on a Cambridge study about the use of AI in job recruitment. Find the article (and study) here. Similar…
Clearview AI, Used by Police to Find Criminals, Is Now in Public Defenders’ Hands
The New York Times recently published an article about Clearview AI’s use to exonerate a public defendant. Find it here. In 2017, Andrew Grantt Conlyn…
Phones Know Who Went to an Abortion Clinic. Whom Will They Tell?
The Wall Street Journal recently published an article on the impact of location data tracking on recent abortion bans across the country. Find it here….
Computer vision AI researchers resist ethical concerns
Protocol.com recently published an article detailing the resistance to consider ethical concerns among computer scientists in the field of computer vision. Find the article here….
Google’s LaMDA AI and the question of AI sentience
The notion of AI becoming sentient has long been fodder for science fiction movies and primarily speculative discussion about the risk and possibility of achieving…
Facial Recognition Is Out of Control in India
Vice recently published an article on the use of biometric data by law enforcement in India. Find it here. As the use of facial recognition…
Clearview AI Under Fire from UK
Clearview AI, the controversial facial recognition company that trains its algorithm with some 20 billion photos scraped from the internet (including websites such as Facebook…
Who Is Making Sure the A.I. Machines Aren’t Racist?
The New York Times recently published an article on Google’s recent firing of two AI ethics experts and its grave implications. Find it here. After…
NJ.com: Facial recognition technology is a direct assault on privacy and civil liberties
The ACLU of New Jersey is among a coalition of other organizations that signed an article on NJ.com detailing their opinion on why facial recognition…
IRS Cancels Plans to Use ID.me Over Privacy and Accuracy Concerns
The IRS today ceased its plans to require citizens to use ID.me, a facial recognition service, to access their tax records following noted reconsideration from…
Fixing algorithmic bias grows more necessary as companies face losses because of AI bias
As more leading tech companies develop AI technology used in fields ranging from policing to healthcare, the biases detected in their products are not only…