A blog about the social impact of AI
1 October 2019
Olle Häggström

An AI system does not always do as we intended

In his 1951 lecture Intelligent machinery: A heretical theory, Alan Turing, who is widely recognized as the father of computer science, offered several ideas that foreshadowed much of cutting-edge AI safety discussion of the early 21st century. The following ominous…

24 September 2019
Irina Vartanova
Karim Jebari
Pontus Strimling

Was AlphaGo Asia’s “Sputnik Moment”?

Over the next decade, many governments will face a series of choices with regards to the deployment and regulation of machine learning technology. These choices are likely to be influenced by public opinion and interest in this technology. The extent…