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May 17, 2022

Welcome to DeepMind: Embarking on one of the greatest adventures in scientific history

Posted by in categories: biological, ethics, robotics/AI

At DeepMind, we’re embarking on one of the greatest adventures in scientific history. Our mission is to solve intelligence, to advance science and benefit humanity.

To make this possible, we bring together scientists, designers, engineers, ethicists, and more, to research and build safe artificial intelligence systems that can help transform society for the better.

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May 16, 2022

A greater world is possible! Adriano V. Autino presents his book

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Adriano V. Autino presents his book “A greater world is possible!”

Mon, May 16 at 2 PM CDT.


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May 15, 2022

Machine Intelligence — A conversation with Robert J. Sawyer, the award winning sci-fi author

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Machine intelligence and artificial intelligence. How it may impact the future of humanity — A discussion with award winning science fiction author Robert J. Sawyer.

The exponential growth in computing powers, machine intelligence and artificial intelligence suggests that within a few decades intelligent machines will have more capability than us. How will they interact with humanity and what are the risks?

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Apr 20, 2022

AI ethics for children: digital natives on how to protect future generations

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AI brings many benefits but as with any rapidly advancing technology it needs ethical frameworks that protect society, in particular children and young people.

Apr 11, 2022

Call For Papers & Stuff

Posted by in categories: cybercrime/malcode, education, ethics

Closes July 31st at Midnight

The Texas Cyber Summit is a three day multi-track novice to ninja technical cybersecurity event held annually with an expectation of over 1,200 participants in-person. Note that the in-person will take place in September 22nd – 24th, and the Virtual Conference will take place in November 5th. Featuring five dedicated learning tracks for the aspiring Cybersecurity novice to the expert operator. Deeply technical, research and management briefings that address the entire cyber threat landscape. The Texas Cyber Summit is held in Austin, Tx and is a IRS 501C3 Non-Profit Organization.

Austin is home to major fortune 500 companies, Cyber Futures Command, Defense Logistics Agency, and Air force logistics. We host Specialized tracks include teaching, training, responsibilities, and ethics in specialized fields such as digital forensics, Scada, Supply Chain, Red Team Tools, Tactics and Procedures, Blue Team and the Art of Defense, and much more.

Apr 10, 2022

Artificial intelligence is already upending geopolitics

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, ethics, law, nanotechnology, robotics/AI, security

The TechCrunch Global Affairs Project examines the increasingly intertwined relationship between the tech sector and global politics.

Geopolitical actors have always used technology to further their goals. Unlike other technologies, artificial intelligence (AI) is far more than a mere tool. We do not want to anthropomorphize AI or suggest that it has intentions of its own. It is not — yet — a moral agent. But it is fast becoming a primary determinant of our collective destiny. We believe that because of AI’s unique characteristics — and its impact on other fields, from biotechnologies to nanotechnologies — it is already threatening the foundations of global peace and security.

The rapid rate of AI technological development, paired with the breadth of new applications (the global AI market size is expected to grow more than ninefold from 2020 to 2028) means AI systems are being widely deployed without sufficient legal oversight or full consideration of their ethical impacts. This gap, often referred to as the pacing problem, has left legislatures and executive branches simply unable to cope.

Apr 5, 2022

Could Artificial Intelligence ever Surpass Humans?

Posted by in categories: ethics, information science, robotics/AI

The battle between artificial intelligence and human intelligence has been going on for a while not and AI is clearly coming very close to beating humans in many areas as of now. Partially due to improvements in neural network hardware and also improvements in machine learning algorithms. This video goes over whether and how humans could soon be surpassed by artificial general intelligence.

00:00 Is AGI actually possible?
01:11 What is Artificial General Intelligence?
03:34 What are the problems with AGI?
05:43 The Ethics behind Artificial Intelligence.
08:03 Last Words.

#ai #agi #robots

Apr 4, 2022

Fmr. Marine Elliot Ackerman: Ukraine Has a Three-to-One Advantage | Amanpour and Company

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Elliot Ackerman is following the crisis in Ukraine closely. The author and former U.S. marine served five tours of duty in Iraq and Afghanistan and has just spent two weeks in Kyiv. Ackerman joins Walter Isaacson to discuss Russia’s new tactics and the role of moral resolve in war.

Originally aired on March 30, 2022

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Apr 3, 2022

What Code Of Ethics Must Robots Follow

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Mar 31, 2022

Researchers’ novel tool to help develop safer pesticides

Posted by in categories: biotech/medical, chemistry, computing, economics, ethics, health

The majority of commercial chemicals that enter the market in the United States every year have insufficient health and safety data. For pesticides, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency uses a variety of techniques to fill data gaps in order to evaluate chemical hazard, exposure and risk. Nonetheless, public concern over the potential threat that these chemicals pose has grown in recent years, along with the realization that traditional animal-testing methods are not pragmatic by means of speed, economics or ethics. Now, researchers at the George Washington University have developed a new computational approach to rapidly screen pesticides for safety, performance and how long they will endure in the environment. Moreover, and most importantly, the new approach will aid in the design of next-generation molecules to develop safer pesticides.

“In many ways, our tool mimics computational drug discovery, in which vast libraries of chemical compounds are screened for their efficacy and then tweaked to make them even more potent against specific therapeutic targets,” Jakub Kostal, an assistant professor of chemistry at GW and principal investigator on the project, said. “Similarly, we use our systems-based approach to modify to make them less toxic and more degradable, while, at the same time, making sure they retain good performance. It’s a powerful tool for both industry and that can help design new, safer analogs of existing commercial agrochemicals, and so protect human life, the environment and industry’s bottom line.”

Using their model, the team analyzed 700 pesticides from the EPA’s pesticide registry. The model considered a pesticide’s likely persistence or degradation in the environment over time, its safety, and how well it performed at killing, repelling or controlling the target problem.

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