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How Real Are ‘Ethical Artificial Intelligence’ Efforts by Tech Giants?

The biggest tech companies want the public to know that they’re taking special care to ensure that their use of artificial intelligence to sift through mountains of data, analyze faces or build virtual assistants doesn’t spill over to the dark …

Accenture Offers Way to Erase Gender, Racial, Ethnic Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Consulting firm Accenture has a new tool to help businesses detect and eliminate gender, racial and ethnic bias in artificial intelligence software. Companies and governments are increasingly turning to machine-learning algorithms to help make critical decisions, including who to hire, …

Ethics and Incentives Behind Driverless Car, Insurance, Other Algorithms: Viewpoint

Self-driving cars keep killing people. Just in the past few weeks, one crashed into a highway barrier and another ran over a pedestrian. This will inevitably lead to much hand-wringing about the ethics of the algorithms that drive autonomous vehicles. …