The Global Digital Policy Incubator (GDPi), housed within Stanford’s Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law (CDDRL), hosted its second annual Human-Centered Artificial Intelligence (HCAI) conference on Tuesday.
Ethical questions also suffer from vagueness, and in particular the question “when is it okay to kill an organism?” suffers from a vagueness with far higher stakes than the definition of a pile of sand.
Quake shared email correspondence between him and He Jiankui with The Times in an attempt to dispel the allegations that he had been involved with the Chinese scientist’s work in gene-editing embryos.
Mark Zuckerberg’s former mentor and one of Facebook’s earliest investors, Roger McNamee — author of “Zucked: Waking Up to the Facebook Catastrophe” — is now one of the company’s most vocal critics. McNamee addressed the dangers to society and democracy posed by social media in a talk at CEMEX on Thursday that was moderated by…
Effective altruism has many enemies, and while there are certainly philosophical arguments against it, much of the opposition is not intellectual but visceral.
In the wake of the historic Lyft IPO — wherein the rideshare unicorn beat Uber to going public and was recently valuated at about $24 billion — many are now turning their attention from the stock market tickings to rider safety concerns for these services.
Most of us have an intuitive inclination to react in ways that we want to characterize as “ethical.” If I see someone being beat up, I’m inclined to think that this ought not happen…My ought, I want intuitively to say, is specifically ethical.
Ten students protested the invitation of guest lecturer and Salesforce Chief Scientist Richard Socher in “SYMSYS 1: Minds and Machines,” on Tuesday morning.