Weekly study8 hours
Legal and Ethical Implications in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Development
Explore the application of human ethics to AI development
‘AI for Social Good’ is a major campaign to ensure different sectors, including healthcare, justice, agriculture, transport, finance, hospitality and education, apply AI for the greater good.
In this short course, you will have the chance to learn about the different laws governing computer use, the ethics for AI, and the obstacles to ethical practice in AI development.
- Laws governing computer use
- Ethical frameworks for technology (normative theories: consequentialist; non-consequentialist)
- The ethical issues in nascent artificial intelligence
Learning on this course
You can take this self-guided course and learn at your own pace. On every step of the course you can meet other learners, share your ideas and join in with active discussions in the comments.
What will you achieve?
By the end of the course, you‘ll be able to...
- Investigate the initiatives that have arisen for ethical artificial intelligence (AI for Social Good, the Partnership on AI, and the EU AI Alliance)
- Compare the ethical and legal implications of a variety of case studies
Who is the course for?
This course is useful for anyone who wants to know what ethical issues have emerged in nascent artificial intelligence (AI) through the application of algorithms, machine learning and data science, to better manage AI development teams.
Please note that the staff described in the ‘Who will you learn with?’ section below may be subject to change.