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The 7 most pressing ethical issues in AI


In this section, Dr. Chang, Jungshan will lead us through a discussion on ethical issues.

Currently, AI machine has been widely applied to various appliances and industrious fields such as autonomous systems, and pattern recognition, chatbot, virtual companions, next generations of cloud robots, robots in automobile plants, computers, mobile phones, TV, etc.

AI seems will reshape the following industries such as automotive, bioscience, creative service, data, education, finance, gaming, healthcare, and the internet of things, leading to creating a truly global impact. Therefore, the appropriate logarithms or programs used in the AI-equipped applications or devices are needed to be regulated as well as

AI-mediated ethical issues are needed to be addressed. Below is the list that the professor explains:

  • Job loss and wealth inequality
  • AI is imperfect — What if it makes a mistake?
  • Should AI systems be allowed to kill?
  • Rogue AIs
  • Singularity and keeping control over AIs
  • How should we treat AIs?
  • AI Bias

Have you ever heard news reporting AI error-caused accidents? If not, would you be able to share with us a movie or a literary work about AI that explores ethical issues?

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