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IIIM Ethics Policy Featured on Robohub

Adriana Hamacher,  Robohub’s Deputy Editor writes about IIIM’s newly launched Ethics Policy and it’s role in the ever increasing criticism of military robots.  Read the full article here.

Read more IIIM FIrst AI R&D Lab to Shun Militant AI

Roboticist Noel Sharkey writes for the ICRAC newsletter: “The Icelandic Institute for Intelligent Machines (IIIM) has issued an ethical policy that makes them the first Artificial Intelligence research and development group to reject the development of technologies intended for military operations.” Read the full story here

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MOTHERBOARD’s Report on IIIM’s New Ethics Policy

John Wenz of writes an excellent report on IIIM’s new Ethics Policy which renounces military funding for artificial intelligence research and development. The piece contains a highly informative and entertaining video on the subject. The report can be found here

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IIIM’s New Ethics Policy Aims for Peaceful Use of Artificial Intelligence

Reykjavik, Iceland August 31st, 2015 – The Icelandic Institute of Intelligent Machines (IIIM) has formulated the first research policy that repudiates development of technologies intended for military operations. The Ethics Policy for Peaceful R&D outlines founding principles for a strong stance against collaboration with any organization even partially funded by military in the last five […]

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Fact or Fiction: The Perils of the Path to Artificial Intelligence

Developments and research within the field of artificial intelligence (AI) have been discussed greatly in recent times, especially in the context of how the developments affect modern society and its foundations. While participating in a newscast program, Spegillinn, on Icelandic radio, Dr. Kristinn R. Thórisson shared his views and expertise in AI where he said […]

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