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An exploration of the trends and discussion of the topics in AI that are shaping the future, brought to you by the International Consortium for the Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence.

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An exploration of the trends and discussion of the topics in AI that are shaping the future, brought to you by the International Consortium for the Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence.

    Episode 017: Predictive Policing

    Episode 017: Predictive Policing

    In this episode, Lloyd discusses the topic of predictive policing, which has recently garnered particular attention as mathematicians circulated a petition urging colleagues to sever ties with law enforcement agencies.

    Episode Guide:


    1:20 - Intro to Predictive Policing
    3:59 - A Scientific Veneer for Racism
    5:56 - Negative Feedback Loops
    9:49 - PredPol & ICERM
    14:30 - The Impact of Facial Recognition
    18:22 - Playing Devil's Advocate
    19:25 - Minority Report IRL
    22:03 - Disparate Impact
    26:05 - The PATRIOT Act & The Role of Abstraction

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    Host - Lloyd Danzig

    • 31 min
    Episode 016: Misleading Advertising

    Episode 016: Misleading Advertising

    In this episode, Lloyd discusses the topic of misleading advertising as relates to Artificial Intelligence. It expands upon and follows an article which can be found here: https://bit.ly/InfoQ_MisleadingAds

    Episode Guide:


    1:53 - Intro to Advertising AI Solutions
    2:53 - Definitions & Terminology
    5:57 - Confusion & Conflation
    9:03 - Forms of Misleading Advertising
    12:43 - Impacts of Misleading Advertising
    14:28 - Signs of "Real AI" At Work
    17:56 - Signs of "Fake AI" At Work
    19:27 - Theranos & The Mechanical Turk
    21:57 - Ambiguity Among Practitioners
    24:21 - Questions to Ask

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    Host - Lloyd Danzig

    • 27 min
    Episode 015: Existential Risk

    Episode 015: Existential Risk

    In this episode, Lloyd discusses the concept of "existential risk" in the context of the current global pandemic as well as the pursuit of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI).

    Episode Guide:


    1:23 - Intro to Existential Risk
    5:04 - The Risks of AGI
    6:32 - Instrumental Convergence & Self-Preservation
    8:52 - Machines:Humans::Humans:Ants
    9:46 - A Word From The Authors
    14:18 - Poorly Specified Goals
    20:50 - The Urn of Invention & The Vulnerable World Hypothesis
    28:01 - Turnkey Totalitarianism

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    • 31 min
    Episode 014: Facial Recognition Pt. 2

    Episode 014: Facial Recognition Pt. 2

    In this episode, Lloyd revisits a prior discussion on facial recognition, in light of recent news that Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft are all changing course in the way they monetize the technology. This conversation is especially relevant in the wake of the murder of George Floyd, subsequent protests, and governmental response. The podcast was released with a newsletter on the same topic, which can be found at https://bit.ly/AI_Today_Issue014.

    Episode Guide:


    2:42 - Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft on Facial Recognition
    3:49 - COVID-19 Lessons Learned

    7:12 - Reasons to Take Pause 


    11:41 - Emotion Recognition (https://www.photofeeler.com/)
    13:57 - Stalking and Harassment via Web Crawlers
    15:45 - Identify Fraud & Personal Privacy
    18:13 - The Role of Regulation & Politics
    21:07 - Life, Liberty, PATRIOT Act
    24:18 - Cost/Benefit Analysis

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    Host - Lloyd Danzig

    • 27 min
    Episode 013 - Algorithmic Bias

    Episode 013 - Algorithmic Bias

    In this episode, Lloyd talks about ICED(AI)'s pledge to provide $100,000 worth of pro-bono consulting hours to small businesses and individuals who have been impacted by discrimination and social unrest. The conversation then focuses on the ways in which human biases seep into algorithmic decision making, as well as the impact of this phenomenon on society. 

    You can read more about the pledge here: https://bit.ly/ICEDAI_Pledge

    Episode Guide:


    2:02 - The ICED(AI) Pledge
    3:20 - Intro to Algorithmic Bias
    6:40 - Racial Bias in Healthcare Algorithms
    10:18 - Biased Training Data
    12:10 - The Orwellian Future of Facial Recognition
    14:51 - Algorithmic Accountability
    16:04 - Disparate Algorithmic Impact
    18:04 - The Curious Case of Car Insurance
    19:56 - Effective Altruism & Challenging Assumptions
    24:29 - A North Korean Anecdote
    29:44 - The Need for Compassion & Empathy

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    Host - Lloyd Danzig

    • 32 min
    Episode 012 - Ambiguity

    Episode 012 - Ambiguity

    In this episode, Lloyd discusses why it is that machines struggle to interpret ambiguous input, and what the implications are for the pursuit of Artificial General Intelligence (AGI) . The conversation focuses on a blog post by ICED(AI) advisory, Michael Stiefel, which can be found at bit.ly/ArtAndSoftware_Ambiguity.

    Episode Guide:


    1:42 - Machine Intelligence & Art
    6:15 - Real World Recursion, Simulations and Simulacra
    9:49 - Moravec's Paradox, Revisited
    13:07 - "The city council refused the demonstrators a permit because they [feared/advocated] violence."
    16:10 - Anthropic Bias and Practicality
    19:48 - Existential Risk
    21:33 - "Code Is Law"
    25:25 - The Threat of Ambiguity

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    Host - Lloyd Danzig

    • 29 min

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