Tag Archives: Ethics
At a time when Tesla is rolling out sophisticated autonomous driving features, Ford believes the industry is not ready for consumer vehicles that can safely drive themselves. Source: Ford remains wary of Tesla-like autonomous driving features | Computerworld
A move in the Senate to provide enhanced surveillance powers to the FBI met a hurdle Monday after Senator Ron Wyden placed a hold on the 2017 Intelligence Authorization bill over the controversial provisions. Source: Senate expansion of FBI surveillance … Continue reading
Robots will soon have the power of life and death over human beings. Are they ready? Are we? Source: Can We Trust Robots? – IEEE Spectrum
When self-driving cars kill, it’s the code (and the coders) that will be put on trial Source: Can You Program Ethics Into a Self-Driving Car? – IEEE Spectrum
Precise and dexterous surgical robots may take over the operating room Source: Would You Trust a Robot Surgeon to Operate on You? – IEEE Spectrum
As artificial intelligence in military robots advances, the meaning of warfare is being redefined Source: Do We Want Robot Warriors to Decide Who Lives or Dies? – IEEE Spectrum
Only Microsoft’s Edge browser and Bing will be allowed to perform searches made through Windows 10’s Cortana, Microsoft said Thursday. Source: Microsoft locks down Cortana: Blocks integration with other browsers, search engines | TechConnect
At the supercomputing conference in Seattle, there’s an almost obsessive focus on developing an exascale computing system before the end of the decade. Source: Exascale computing seen in this decade | Computerworld
The hackers who locked up data on MedStar’s computers this week are demanding ransom to begin unlocking it — and they’re offering a bulk discount to release all of it, according to a copy of the demands obtained by The … Continue reading
As robotics and artificial intelligence continue to accelerate in their development, there will be a dwindling number of jobs that machines won’t handle better than humans. How should we prepare for an economy that no longer needs us? Source: Will … Continue reading
Apple faces at least 12 other All Writs Act orders to force it to unlock more iPhones | Computerworld
Strategies for remaining gainfully employed in an era of very smart machines Source: Beyond Automation
Today, in the name of public safety, federal and local government agencies are piling up advanced technologies to monitor people, with little regard for the basic principles of privacy. Here’s what businesses and individuals need to know. Source: Electronic Warrantless … Continue reading
Using massive amounts of data to recognize photos and speech, deep-learning computers are taking a big step towards true artificial intelligence. Source: Computer science: The learning machines : Nature News & Comment
Turing anticipated many of today’s worries about super-smart machines threatening mankind Source: Mocking AI Panic – IEEE Spectrum
Project Fi will help Google amass even more data about you | Computerworld.
Megaupload programmer arrested in the US | Computerworld.
Google goes public with more Windows bugs | Computerworld.