Meetup: ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Who is afraid of AI? Should we be? AI can make our lives more convenient and efficient, but there’s much to be concerned about from an ethical perspective – our privacy being the most obvious (are Alexa and Siri spying on us?) but also more subtle problems such as implicit biases in its designs that cements and creates injustices. For example, who should self driving cars save and sacrifice? Who should make those decisions? And as AI becomes more human-like, how should we treat them?

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When: Monday, June 17, at 6pm.


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Massimo is the K.D. Irani Professor of Philosophy at the City College of New York. He blogs at and He is the author of How to Be a Stoic: Using Ancient Philosophy to Live a Modern Life.