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Artificial Intelligence: Seven Rules for Ethical Development of AI

By Dick Weisinger

Recently Google announced  seven principles which they pledge to follow for all of their AI projects. AI should only be undertaken when the benefits outweigh foreseeable risks should. AI needs to be designed so that it does not create or

Artificial Intelligence: Black Magic or Alchemy — Do We Need to Worry if it Works?

By Dick Weisinger

There’s a crisis in Artificial Intelligence research.  Despite the headlines and astonishing successes reported by AI, there is an underlying problem with its methods.  Research results often cannot be reproduced a second time.  Reproducibility has always been a front-and-center requirement

AI Ethics: Ethical Issues Cause Worry About Artificial Intelligence

By Dick Weisinger

Massive archives of data collected by tech businesses and governments worry many that new technologies will steal or privacy and limit control on our lives.  Tech leaders like Elon Musk and Stephen Hawking warn that not properly managed, technologies like

Artificial Intelligence: Neuroevolution Points to More General Paths for Artificial Intelligence

By Dick Weisinger

The recent wave of artificial intelligence (AI) and deep learning has been powered by teaching machines to recognize patterns. The more data, the more power an algorithm has.  More data makes it possible for the AI algorithm to derive deep

AI and Empathy: How Close to Humans Can AI Apps Evolve?

By Dick Weisinger

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is beginning to be routinely used in consumer applications.  Think Siri and Alexa.  16 percent of Americans have a smart speaker in their homes.  Because interactions with bots and speakers are becoming more common, some are questioning