Technology is never just a neutral agent; it always reflects the prejudices, morals, and false assumptions of its society. What should we pay attention to so that these do not become part of new products? Designer and writer Cennydd Bowles explains in this keynote speech from iJS London 2019 what IT ethical product design is all about.
Humans are introducing their own biases and prejudices into machine learning. As advanced as AI can be, having been built by humans, it can still share some of our own ethical shortcomings. The usage of proper databases during training is one of the ways to help prevent biases from developing within artificial intelligence.
At ML Conference in Berlin, we caught up with keynote speaker Dr. Janina Loh. Watch the video to learn about the ethical issues surrounding robots and autonomous cars—and why she believes universal guidelines for robots ethics can and should not be established.
The topic of mental health issues among developers is no news. Numerous articles have been written, talks have been given, surveys have been conducted… But what are the implications of a high percentage of mental issues for the discussion on ethics among developers?
In the year 2018, in the age of automation and Artificial Intelligence projects, the talk about ethical implications of programming becomes more relevant than ever. Do developers have an adequate understanding of the ethical considerations of their work?
Software is impacting every area of our lives and will be even more omnipresent in the future. In this article, Boris Baldassari explores how we can be more ethical about it all.