Concern grows over risk of AI warfare

AI warfare is rapidly becoming a global threat and needs urgent control and regulation, according to UK AI expert Stuart Russell.

The University of California Professor is to warn in the BBC’s Reith Lectures that there should be an Read more

US considering digital bill of rights

The US government may create a digital bill of rights to protect people against artificial intelligence technologies.

The White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy is looking at how biometric technologies – such as facial recognition impact people. Read more

Campaigners raise awareness of AI risk

Civil liberties groups and digital rights campaigners are seeking to raise awareness of the risks of using of artificial intelligence in mass surveillance technologies ahead of a forthcoming European Union report on the issue.

The group – a coalition Read more

Explaining decisions made by Artificial Intelligence

With the proliferation of artificial intelligence (AI) systems in organisations, machine or assisted decision-making is becoming prevalent. Recent guidance from the Information Commissioners’ Office is designed to help organisations explain to the users of such programs and services how Read more

Humans and AI together

In 2021, artificial intelligence (AI) augmentation will create $2.9 trillion of business value and 6.2 billion hours of worker productivity globally, according to Gartner, the research analyst.

Gartner says augmented intelligence, which it defines as ”a human-centred partnership model Read more

EC pilots AI ethics assessment

The European Commission (EC) has published ethical guidelines detailing the parameters for how businesses and other public organisations should use artificial intelligence (AI).

The document – Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI – aims at helping organisations create AI that Read more

Big data: big risk

Hot on the heels of this year’s new general data protection regulation (GDPR), the UK government has identified business use of ‘big data’ as another potential area for legislation.

The term ‘big data’ generally refers to the way businesses Read more

Faking it

Several elections may have been influenced by so-called fake news disseminated over social media over the past 18 months. They include elections in the UK, the United States, France, Germany, India, Kenya and the Netherlands. And fake news was Read more