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Ethical Risks of AI

Creating an Ethical Framework to Mitigate Risk Today's blog is an update to one previously posted about ethical risks of AI. I've added to it a discussion in the Harvard Business Review (HBR). A brief summary follows. Concerns About Ethical Risks According to the HBR article, for companies that use... Read more →


Words of Caution for Educators Using ChatGPT

A Mixed Reaction From Students It is becoming clear that ChatGPT is not a fad and will continue to be used increasingly in colleges and universities. The use of ChatGPT and other AI in education can be met with resistance because its use can walk a fine line between questionable... Read more →


Ethics & AI: Unanswered Questions

Ethics in the Age of AI: Addressing Moral Challenges in the Era of Automation I have previously blogged about the problem of creating an ethical framework and processes for AI. AI can improve human decision-making, but it has its limits. The possibility exists that bias in algorithms can create an... Read more →


Ethical Issues to Consider When Using ChatGPT

Controlling for the Risks I have previously blogged about moral questions to consider in the use of ChatGPT. It seems that virtually everyone is talking about its use. Educators fear that students will use it to write term papers. Those in the workplace have concerns about the security and privacy... Read more →


Moral Questions About ChatGPT

Is it a Valid Research Tool or a Way to Cheat the System? It seems like virtually everyone in education is talking about “ChatGPT.” It’s a potential game-changer for the way students research and write papers. It can also help with homework, writing skills, and to provide feedback. Some claim... Read more →


Can Effective Altruism Create a More Caring Community of Givers?

Targeted Charitable Giving to Benefit Society I’ve been hearing a lot about “effective altruism” and decided to do some research and devote today’s blog to the topic. I was particularly struck by the use of the term in a story about Sam Bankman-Fried and the debacle at FTX. When asked... Read more →


Can AI Be Used to Resolve Ethical Quandaries?

There Are Limits When Incorporating Ethics into AI Decision-Making Perhaps you read the article “On An ‘ethical’ AI trained on human morals has turned racist.” It claims that while machine learning software Ask Delphi allows you to ponder any moral quandary, it may not give you an appropriate response. The... Read more →


The Ethics of Using AI to Predict the Spread of the Coronavirus

Data Analytics Provides the Answer to Slowing the Spread and Treatment Artificial intelligence (AI) systems can gather huge amounts of data, analyze it, and make predictions. AI is an indispensable tool for data analysis and treatment during the coronavirus. Given its potential widespread use in health-care-decision-making, AI raises ethical concerns... Read more →