Progress DevReach: Computer ethics for software developers
Progress staged the European leg of its developer conference programme in the Bulgarian capital Sofia this month. This two-day deep-dive was designed to showcase the company’s platform and also open up opportunities for key technology partners to explain how they work in terms of the total toolch... Read more
Trustworthy AI starts before the first line of code
AI is one of the technologies that offers tremendous opportunities, but at the same time there are great concerns about it. People often talk about Trustworthy AI when it comes to trusting the technology. This means that a model or AI application considers security, trustworthiness and ethics. We s... Read more
Google introduces principles for responsible AI
Google has proposed a set of principles for more responsible development of AI solutions. With this, the tech giant wants to make a contribution within the ethical discussion about the possibilities of AI solutions.
With the rise of AI tools such as ChatGPT, GPT-4 and Bard, the discussion about ... Read more
Google fired founder and co-lead of Ethical AI team
The news comes weeks after she was locked out of her work accounts. The reason for this was that an investigation was going on, related to her objections concerning her co-lead, Timnit Gebru.
Google sent a spokesperson who made a statement after the investigation was concluded.
The spokespers... Read more
Google investigating an AI ethicist for sharing sensitive documents
The action marks the second scandal in recent weeks involving Google's AI ethics team.
Google has suspended the corporate account of Margaret Mitchell, a lead on its ethical AI team, according to a report in Axios. Google has claimed that the suspension is because she downloaded and shared sens... Read more
VMware sets ethical goals for 2030
VMware has announced that, in the coming years, it intends to achieve several ethical objectives. These consist of 30 targets that the company hopes to achieve by 2030.
The goals consist of three components: trust, equality and sustainability.
In the trust category, VMware intends to... Read more
Consumers reward companies that use AI ethically with more confidence
Consumers and citizens find it important that companies use artificial intelligence (AI) ethically if they want to trust the company. This is the conclusion of a survey by Capgemini among 1,580 managers in ten countries and more than 4,400 consumers in six countries, including the Netherlands.
62 pe... Read more
Google’s ethical AI watchdog falls apart after a week
Google's independent AI watchdog, the Advanced Technology External Advisory Council, seems to be falling apart a week after its launch. Members are severely criticised by previous statements or positions or step up themselves. The external advisory body monitors the company for compliance with ethic... Read more
Google establishes Advisory Board on Artificial Intelligence Ethics
Google wants to respond to concerns about artificial intelligence (AI). To this end, it is setting up a global advisory board to address ethical issues surrounding AI. Other emerging techniques are also discussed under this advisory board. In this way, companies that are in the process of developing... Read more