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Pentagon unveils toothless ethical principles for using AI in war

The Pentagon has announced five ethical principles for the use of AI by the US military. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said the guidelines would accelerate the adoption of lawful and ethical uses of the technology by both combat and non-combat operations, but the hazy proposals contain little detail about how they’ll be applied to…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Project Maven

Pentagon Adopts New Ethical Principles for Using AI in War

The Pentagon is adopting new ethical principles as it prepares to accelerate its use of artificial intelligence technology on the battlefield. The new principles call for people to “exercise appropriate levels of judgment and care” when deploying and using AI systems, such as those that scan aerial imagery to look…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Project Maven

Pentagon adopts new ethical principles for using AI in war

WASHINGTON – The Pentagon is adopting new ethical principles as it prepares to accelerate its use of artificial intelligence technology on the battlefield.The new principles call for people to “exercise appropriate levels of judgment and care” when deploying and using AI systems, such as those that scan aerial imagery to…
bubmag
February 25, 2020
Project Maven

Kickstarter union seen as breakthrough for tech activism

The decision by employees at crowdfunding company Kickstarter to unionize is a historic first in the tech industry, highlighting the growing trend of worker activism in Silicon Valley. Kickstarter staff on Tuesday became the first white-collar tech workers to unionize, the culmination of more than a year of organizing.Workers in the…
bubmag
February 20, 2020