Viewpoints

Deepfakes and the Value-Neutrality Thesis

Nathan Colaner and Michael J. Quinn. February 10, 2020. The creator of FakeApp says it would be wrong to condemn the technology. How could we not?

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Imperfect Perfect AI

Alex Gorton. January 28, 2020. AI has the ability to create a lot of positive impacts in our world, but we need to remember that our responsibility to one another cannot be off-loaded onto machines. In our quest for perfect AI, we have to remember that we are trying to use it in an imperfect world. And who knows imperfection better than us humans?

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Although We Know How to Make Start-Ups Successful, Do We Know How To Make Start-Ups Ethical?

Alex Gorton. January 8, 2020. Something has happened while we’ve been enamored with the glitz and glamour of Silicon Valley and the technology industry at large. We’ve neglected to ask the question, “Although we know how to make start-ups successful, do we know how to make start-ups ethical?”

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The Grapes of Wrath (Reprise): Rideshare and Food-delivery Services

Michael J. Quinn. November 25, 2019. The rideshare economy is characterized by a glut of workers and falling wages. We’ve seen this happen before. Should the government intervene?

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