Artificial intelligence is a technology that will affect our lives in the coming decades on all levels of society and daily live. AI is the next wave of productivity enhancing technologies like steam and electricity that fuelled the industrial revolution. But unlike previous productivity technologies, AI ’s impact is more illusive, hidden, especially in its direct consequences for our daily lives. Black box algorithms to evaluate administrative admissions are only one example of possibly devastating impacts of AI, bringing Big Brother to a new actuality.
The AIEthica blog will follow the developments of AI from an ethical perspectives, yet always focusing on practical consequences of ethical considerations, following the motto:
Ethics without action is empty, action without ethics is blind.