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19 July 2018

Google introduces 'Artificial Intelligence principles' that prohibit its use in weapons & human rights abuses

In March 2018, Google announced that it had partnered with the Pentagon on an initiative known as "Project Maven" to help it analyze and interpret drone videos via artificial intelligence. In response, over 4,000 Google employees signed a letter calli...

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18 July 2018

Global AI Experts sign agreement aimed at avoiding dangers of artificial intelligence

Author: CommonDreams

"World's Artificial Intelligence Experts Sign Pledge Aimed at Averting 'Dystopian Future With Robots Flying Around Killing Everybody'"...

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18 July 2018

Google introduces 'AI principles' that prohibit its use in weapons & human rights abuses

Author: Devin Coldewey, TechCrunch

"Google's new 'AI principlies' forbid its use in weapons and human rights violations", June 7 2018...

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16 July 2018

Commentary: Govt. strategies on AI fail to adequately address human rights risks

Author: Emre Eren Korkmaz, OpenGlobalRights

"Without binding rules, AI guidelines are just wishful thinking", 27 June 2018...

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16 July 2018

Microsoft calls for govt. rules & laws to regulate facial recognition technology

Author: Brad Smith, Microsoft Blog

"Facial recognition technology: The need for public regulation and corporate responsibility", 13 July 2018...

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12 July 2018

Amazon workers oppose sale of the co's technology to US immigration

Author: Anthony Cuthbertson, The Independent

"AMAZON WORKERS 'REFUSE' TO BUILD TECH FOR US IMMIGRATION, WARNING JEFF BEZOS OF IBM'S NAZI LEGACY", 22 June 2018...

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9 July 2018

Commentary: Human rights have been peripheral in debate on impacts of artificial intelligence, despite significant added value

Author: Christiaan van Veen & Corinne Cath, Data & Society

"Artificial Intelligence: What’s Human Rights Got To Do With It?", 14 May 2018...

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9 July 2018

Facial analysis technology often recreates racial & gender bias, says researcher

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9 July 2018

HireVue response re hiring & algorithmic bias

Author: HireVue

The HireVue team has always been deeply committed to an ethical, rigorous, and ongoing process of testing for and preventing bias in HireVue Assessments models (or algorithms). We are aware that whenever AI algorithms are created, there is a potential...

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4 July 2018

Council of Europe Commissioner for Human Rights to focus mandate on safeguarding rights in the era of AI

Author: Dunja Mijatović, Commissioner for Human Rights, Council of Europe

"Safeguarding human rights in the era of artificial intelligence", 3 July 2018...

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