Pop Culture, AI And Ethics

Pop Culture, AI And Ethics

A deep dive by Phaedra Boinodiris into the three episodes of the popular show Black Mirror to offer a Design Thinking framework for how to adopt a thoughtful approach on AI implementations. Warning - there are spoilers!
Michael Capps
March 8, 2019

AI Offers Huge Potential, But it Won’t Happen Overnight

AI will change how people interact with all sorts of devices, [GM's VP of Strategy Mike] Abelson said, and voice interfaces "will feel a lot more like Star Trek really quickly." [Diveplane CEO Michael] Capps said he's more afraid of the Twilight Zone. "A black box scares the hell out of me," he said, and to that end he is working on "understandable AI."
July 30, 2018
Mike Capps

Mike Capps: Ex-Epic Games prez unveils Diveplane’s understandable and responsible AI

Mike Capps, the former president of Epic Games, retired six years ago to focus on his family. But yesterday he announced that he has cofounded a new business, Diveplane, that aims to use artificial intelligence for the benefit of humans by making the AI understandable, accurate, safer, and more easily double checked by humans. “We want to keep the humanity in AI,” said Capps in an interview with VentureBeat.
July 18, 2018

Why AI Needs to Be Audited Before We Have Self-Driving Cars

Before cutting edge technologies like self-driving cars become mainstream, companies and researchers must ensure that they can audit and inspect the underlying artificial intelligence technologies. That’s one of the takeaways from a panel at Fortune’s annual Brainstorm Tech conference in Aspen, Colo. about AI’s impact on humanity.
July 17, 2018

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