Artificial Intelligence and the Threat to Humanity

July
2017

Human discretion is being replaced by algorithmic decision making, and machines are now determining social outcomes. Prabir Purkayastha, a co-convenor of Just Net Colaition, in the blog titled "Artificial Intelligence and the Threat to Humanity" details how valuable data from our everyday interactions are collected and processed. The blog notes the dangers of discriminations against already vulnerable and marginalized communities that arise from such automated decision making for example, in securing loans, insurance and even employment. Read more on JNC blog.

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