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Decoding the Next Big Thing in AI: The Inevitable Race for AGI and Ethical Responsibility

In this contributed article, Jason Yip, Director of Data and AI at Tredence Inc., believes that while companies big and small are busy figuring out the meaning of generative AI, governments in the world are also working very hard to see how they can govern the technology before it goes out of control. Looking at 2024, the war will accelerate to create Artificial General Intelligence (AGI). This article looks at what’s gone wrong in the past, and what to expect in the future.

What Impact Will Ethical AI Have on the Future of Data Science?

In this contributed article, April Miller, senior IT and cybersecurity writer for ReHack Magazine, believes that as people continue exploring ways to use AI in modern society, there’s an increasing concern about ensuring all the current, potential and future applications operate ethically. Many professionals have devoted themselves to furthering ethical AI principles by developing guidelines, best practices and other resources for the industry at large to use. Data science practices will inevitably be altered, as well.

Ethical Web Data Collection Initiative Launches Certification Program

The Ethical Web Data Collection Initiative (EWDCI) is an industry-led consortium of web data collectors focused on strengthening public trust, promoting ethical guidelines, and helping businesses and their customers make informed data extraction choices. The association aims to raise the bar for ethics in the process widely known as “data scraping” with the goal of enhancing trust—a key component of a free, fair, and open Internet. 

#insideBIGDATApodcast: On Language Models, Scaling Laws, Reasoning, Multimodal Models, and Ethical AI

For this installment of the insideBIGDATA podcast series we bring you a podcast from The Data Exchange with Ben Lorica. His guest is Raymond Perrault is a Distinguished Computer Scientist at SRI International, and Co-Director of the Steering Committee for the AI Index, an annual report that tracks, collates, distills, and visualizes data relating to AI, to help inform decision-makers and teams to take meaningful action for responsible and ethical AI.

Responsibility for AI Ethics Shifts from Tech Silo to Broader Executive Champions

A new IBM (NYSE: IBM) Institute for Business Value (IBV) study revealed a radical shift in the roles responsible for leading and upholding AI ethics at an organization. When asked which function is primarily accountable for AI ethics, 80% of respondents pointed to a non-technical executive, such as a CEO, as the primary “champion” for AI ethics, a sharp uptick from 15% in 2018.

New ACM TechBrief Spotlights Privacy, Ethics Problems with Facial Recognition Technology

The Association for Computing Machinery’s global Technology Policy Council (ACM TPC) released “ACM TechBrief: Facial Recognition,” a concise overview of an increasingly-used application which relies heavily on artificial intelligence. The brief includes a primer on facial recognition, key statistics about its growth and use, as well as important policy implications.

anch.AI, former AI Sustainability Center, Secures $2.1M in Seed Funding to Launch Ethical AI Governance Platform

Against the rising tide of regulation, anch.AI has released the first horizontally integrated ethical AI governance platform, a one-stop shop for businesses to accelerate responsible AI adoption across their organization. The B2B SaaS startup emerged from the AI Sustainability Center, a Swedish think tank, and has secured $2.1M in seed funding to further develop and launch their pioneering risk assessment platform.

A Human-first Approach to AI Ethics is Key to Driving Value from Automation

In this special guest feature, Oded Karev, General Manager, NICE RPA, discusses why a human-first approach to AI ethics is key to driving value from automation. AI and automation creates immense value for organizations, their employees and their customers. Yet as automated systems play an ever-expanding role in our lives, it raises some thorny ethical questions including those around bias, data manipulation and privacy.

AI Solving Real-world Problems and AI Ethics Among Top Trends for 2021, According to Oxylabs’ AI and ML Advisory Board

The ongoing impact of Covid-19 is still affecting organizations nearly a year since the pandemic began, with business leaders continuing to leverage technology in order to navigate the crisis. According to Oxylabs’ dedicated AI and ML advisory board, some of the most important trends in 2021 will include the increased use of ethical AI for diversity, accountability, and model explainability, alongside increased instances of AI solving challenging real-world problems.

Interview: Kathy Baxter, Architect of Ethical AI Practice at Salesforce

I recently caught up with Kathy Baxter, one of the elite AI ethicists in the world and Salesforce’s Principal Architect of Ethical AI, to discuss the good, the bad and the ugly of ethical data collection. Kathy comments on the current issues and challenges that enterprises are facing when it comes to data collection and why getting it wrong will prove catastrophic.