Several news sources have cited the new Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma as the "most important documentary of our times" (The Independent). Released just over a week ago, the documentary has caused waves in a number of different circles, ranging from scrutiny of the surveillance capitalism to which we are all seemingly indifferent (The Guardian) to whether the documentary really addresses some of the biggest issues in big tech (Slate).
5 Startups Using AI For Altruistic Ends
A raft of new startups are harnessing AI technology with the intention of solving some of mankind’s biggest injustices. Meet 5 unique global startups that have one thing in common: they are scaling on Oracle Cloud Infrastructure in 2019.
AI is regularly plagued by the headline: ‘robots are going to steal our jobs’. The fear felt by workers in roles which are looking to be automated with intelligent machines is of course understandable and justified, but there is much more to the AI conversation if instead of replacement, we consider what can be added to jobs done by people.
Conversations about AI are never complete without one word: ‘ethics.’ From exploratory discussions surrounding the famous Trolley Problem to more practical plans around data diversity, there are many considerations required to build and use AI responsibly in business and broader society.
We spoke to Laetitia Cailleteau, Global Managing Director, Conversational AI at Accenture, to find out how one of the most influential consultancy firms thinks about responsible AI, both internally and in discussions with their many global clients.