Seminar Series: The mechanisms of mathematical intuition in human beings and machines
A very interesting seminar series, organized by Collège de France, aims to develop discourses on human and machine intelligence. To check out the full program, please click on this link.
The Reproducibility Issues that are Haunting Health-Care AI
This technology feature published in Nature by Emily Sohn discusses how despite the rolling out of numerous AI tools for diagnosis and monitoring, their reliability is questionable. To read the full article, please click on this link.
Interactive Timeline of the AI Incident Database
GitHub user LKchemposer has created a notebook with an interactive timeline of the AI Incident Database. To check out this interactive timeline, please click on this link.
Illustrating Reinforcement Learning from Human Feedback
Language models have shown impressive capabilities in the past few years by generating diverse and compelling text from human input prompts. However, what makes a “good” text is inherently hard to define as it is subjective and context dependent. There are many applications such as writing stories where you want creativity, pieces of informative text […]
Why the resignation of the Dutch government is a good reminder of how important it is to monitor and regulate algorithms
Doaa Abu Elyounes provides an overview of why she thinks the resignation of the Dutch government is a good reminder of how important it is to monitor and regulate algorithms. The overview is an English translation of an op-ed she published in Globes Israeli Business Journal (in Hebrew). “The Dutch case clearly demonstrates why it is vital to maintain […]
Should online targeted advertising be banned on the premise that it violates human dignity?
Luciano Floridi, Brett Frischmann and Shoshana Zuboff Scholars from various disciplines claim that online targeted advertising – the primary source of wealth accumulation for companies such as Google and Facebook – is based on an economic logic that instrumentalizes human beings as the means to someone else’s financial (and political) gain. It uses the users, […]
Algorithmic discrimination in Europe
This report investigates how algorithmic discrimination challenges the set of legal guarantees put in place in Europe to combat discrimination and ensure equal treatment. More specifically, it examines whether and how the current gender equality and non-discrimination legislative framework in place in the EU can adequately capture and redress algorithmic discrimination. It explores the gaps […]