February 18, 2018
In 2016, Microsoft's artificial intelligence (AI) Twitter chatbot "Tay" caused controversy when it started using racist and sexist slurs and calling for genocide, forcing Microsoft to take the bot offline within 16 hours of its launch.
[examples of Tay's tweets]
Our fake plastic truth: digital disinformation and celebrity porn
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“Alexa, what’s convenience culture?” In pursuit of a modern frictionless life
September 22, 2018
Driving into Absurdity: The Ethical Quandaries of Autonomous Cars
May 11, 2018
Are Robots Racist? Interrogating biases in AI
In March, a self-driving Uber car hit and killed Elaine Herzberg in Arizona, marking the first known pedestrian killed by an autonomous vehicle. This,...
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