Ethics for Times of Crisis
5 Pages Posted: 7 Feb 2018 Last revised: 16 Feb 2018
Date Written: January 29, 2018
What will happen in a crisis when Artificial Intelligence systems will decide about increasingly many issues, including life and death? Will a Citizen Score based on Big Data determine our chances of survival? How should autonomous systems make decisions that are ethically aligned with what is morally required from humans? We argue that in times of permanent crisis the dominant approach should be innovation instead of optimization.
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