A.I. & Industry: A Revolution Underway

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IIIM and CADIA welcome you to their annual AI Festival this coming Friday, the 3rd of November!

The lasts 5 years have seen interest in artificial intelligence (A.I.) and related technologies grow beyond specialist groups, entering the consciousness and daily lives of the general public via the media, as well as its application in products offered by Facebook, Apple, Tesla, and Google. With so many interested in the potential of artificial intelligence, attention is on whether these new technologies can deliver the benefits many have predicted. Journalists don’t seem to get tired of writing about the dangers of AI for society and humanity, but do people believe it?  Continue reading A.I. & Industry: A Revolution Underway

IIIM director Kris Thórisson spoke to The Icelandic National Broadcasting Service – RÚV – about the danger of killer robots.

See here RUV’s coverage on leading scientists’ appeal to the UN for an outright ban of the development and use of killer robots.

Leading AI Experts Call for Ban on Killer Robots

IIIM joins world leading AI pioneers in a appeal for an outright ban of the development and use of killer robots.

In an open letter to the UN they warn that lethal autonomous weapons threaten to become the third revolution in warfare, stating, “Once developed, they will permit armed conflict to be fought at a scale greater than ever, and at timescales faster than humans can comprehend”. Continue reading Leading AI Experts Call for Ban on Killer Robots

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