ICT.OPEN2019: Ethics in AI
The discussion concluded with the message that ethical AI is in fact a choice we have to make. The four panelists unanimously recommended to:
- Take responsibility when designing AI systems
- Empower yourself to challenge and understand the implications of AI
- Make ethical choices when using AI systems
The entire discussion around ethics should not be seen as a bug that puts barriers in front of AI developments. It should be observed as a feature to create reliable and robust AI systems of quality, which will thrive under the cooperation of humans and machines for effective, safe and trustworthy times to come.
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