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The State of AI Ethics Report (volume 4) captures the most relevant developments in AI Ethics since the beginning of 2021. We’ve distilled the research & reporting around 4 key themes:
- Ethical AI
- Fairness & Justice
- Humans & Tech
This edition opens with AI and the Face: A Historian’s View — a long-form piece by Edward Higgs (Professor of History at the University of Essex) about the unscientific history of facial analysis, and how AI might be repeating some of those mistakes at scale.
The State of AI Ethics Report (January 2021) captures the most relevant developments in AI Ethics since October of 2020.
To save you time and quickly get you up to speed on what happened in the past quarter, we’ve distilled the research & reporting around 8 key themes:
- Algorithmic Injustice
- Ethical AI
- Labor Impacts
- Risk & Security
- Social Media
The report includes exclusive content written by world-class AI Ethics experts. This edition opens with The Abuse and Misogynoir Playbook — a 20-page joint piece by a group of MIT professors & research scientists (Danielle Wood, Katlyn Turner, Catherine D’Ignazio) about the mistreatment of Dr. Timnit Gebru by Google and the broader historical significance around this event.
Other contributors include:
- Steven Mills (Managing Director & Partner, Chief AI Ethics Officer, Boston Consulting Group)
- Kathryn Hume (Interim Head, Borealis AI)
- Mona Sloane (Adjunct Professor, NYU)
- Blakeley H. Payne (Independent Researcher)
- Jade Abbott (Machine Learning Lead, Retro Rabbit)
- Max Santinelli (Associate Director Data Science, Boston Consulting Group)
- George Obaido (Researcher), Kehinde Aruleba (Researcher), Lauri Goldkind (Professor, Fordham)
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The State of AI Ethics Panel (December 2020)
A transcript of the live chat discussion that took place during the event, including a curated list of resources mentioned, can be found here.
- Rumman Chowdhury – Global Lead for Responsible AI, Accenture (@ruchowdh)
- Danit Gal – Tech Advisor, United Nations (@danitgal)
- Katya Klinova – AI & Economy Program Lead, Partnership on AI (@klinovakatya)
- Amba Kak – Director of Global Policy & Programs, NYU’s AI Now Institute (@ambaonadventure)
- Abhishek Gupta – Founder, Montreal AI Ethics Institute (@atg_abhishek)
- Victoria Heath (Moderator) – Researcher, Montreal AI Ethics Institute (@victoria_heath7)
These panelists wrote exclusive content for the October edition of our State of AI Ethics Report, which can be found just below.
This report captures the most relevant developments in AI Ethics since July of 2020.
Includes exclusive content written by:
- Danit Gal (Tech Advisor, United Nations)
- Amba Kak (Director of Global Policy & Programs, NYU’s AI Now Institute)
- Rumman Chowdhury (Global Lead for Responsible AI, Accenture)
- Brent Barron (Director of Strategic Projects & Knowledge Management, CIFAR)
- Adam Murray (U.S. Diplomat working on tech policy, Chair of the OECD Network on AI)
- Thomas Kochan (Professor, MIT Sloan School of Management)
- Katya Klinova (AI & Economy Program Lead, Partnership on AI)
With this inaugural edition of the State of AI Ethics we hope to bring forward the most important developments that caught our attention at the Montreal AI Ethics Institute between March and June of 2020.
- Agency and Responsibility
- Security and Risk
- Jobs and Labor
- Bias and Algorithmic Justice
- Law and Governance
- Humans and AI
- And more!