Monday smile – Unprecedented transformation

It has been a busy week in AI news… including a personal injury case¹ in the US where a lawyer filed submissions which were “replete with citations to non-existent cases”. Yes, you did read that correctly. The lawyer used ChatGPT to prepare the document and unfortunately the AI system invented the cases cited. Oops.

The lawyer even claimed that he was “unaware of the possibility that its content could be false”. Hmm. So what of the massive caveat window that appears before you use the service?

Have a good week. 😊 Continue reading

UNESCO launches Women4Ethical AI expert platform to advance gender equality

In late April, UNESCO, in line with its work to implement a global ethical framework for artificial intelligence, launched Women4Ethical AI, a new collaborative platform to support governments and companies’ efforts to ensure that women are represented equally in both the design and deployment of AI.

The platform’s members will also contribute to the advancement of all the ethical provisions in the UNESCO’s Recommendation. Continue reading

Book publication – Technology is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics

Publisher’s synopsis: Technology Is Not Neutral: A Short Guide to Technology Ethics addresses one of today’s most pressing problems: how to create and use tools and technologies to maximize benefits and minimize harms?

Drawing on the author’s experience as a technologist, political risk analyst and historian, the book offers a practical and cross-disciplinary approach that will inspire anyone creating, investing in or regulating technology, and it will empower all readers to better hold technology to account. Continue reading