The lectures from the AI Festival, held November 11th 2016, are now available on youtube:
Why an AI Lab Needs an Ethics Policy
Dr. Kristinn R. Þórisson, Founding Director of IIIM, speaks at the 2015 AI Festival: Terminator at your Door – Just how Dangerous is AI?
Kris introduces IIIM’s new Ethics Policy for Peaceful R&D and presents arguments why AI labs should adopt it, or a similar alternative, to take a clear stance on the ethics surrounding their work.
Killer Robots Coming Soon: What Can We Do?
Dr. Noel Sharkey’s speech from the AI Festival 2015. He describes the various autonomous weapons used by militaries around the world and how the use of AI technology is already posing ethical questions in military affairs.
All the lectures from the AI Festival 2015 can be found on our Youtube channel.
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 that Iceland is in the frontline of developing a machine capable of independent thinking. Continue reading Fact or Fiction: The Perils of the Path to Artificial Intelligence