Entries by Jessica Cussins

How to Prepare for the Malicious Use of AI

How can we forecast, prevent, and (when necessary) mitigate the harmful effects of malicious uses of AI? This is the question posed by a 100-page report released last week, written by 26 authors from 14 institutions. The report, which is the result of a two-day workshop in Oxford, UK followed by months of research, provides […]

AI Researchers Create Video to Call for Autonomous Weapons Ban at UN

In response to growing concerns about autonomous weapons, a coalition of AI researchers and advocacy organizations released a fictitious video on Monday that depicts a disturbing future in which lethal autonomous weapons have become cheap and ubiquitous. The video was launched in Geneva, where AI researcher Stuart Russell presented it at an event at the […]

Developing Ethical Priorities for Neurotechnologies and AI

Click here to see this page in other languages:  Russian  Private companies and military sectors have moved beyond the goal of merely understanding the brain to that of augmenting and manipulating brain function. In particular, companies such as Elon Musk’s Neuralink and Bryan Johnson’s Kernel are hoping to harness advances in computing and artificial intelligence […]