Tag: AI

  • Supporting the Underdog when it comes to Automated Decision Making and Power Dynamics

    Supporting the Underdog when it comes to Automated Decision Making and Power Dynamics

    I enjoyed this recent blog post by acclaimed technologist Terence Eden proposing a thought experiment about the ethics of open sourcing a hypothetical LLM classifier trained on benefits sanction appeal letters. Eden, himself a huge open source advocate, argues, quite compellingly that such a model should be kept closed to prevent the potential leakage of…

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  • Can you add AI to the hydraulics system… Seriously?

    Can you add AI to the hydraulics system… Seriously?

    “Can you add AI to the hydraulics system?” can i fucking what mate “Sir, I’m sorry, I’m a little confused – what do you mean by adding AI to the hydraulics?” “I just thought this stuff could run smoother if you added AI to it. Most things do” The part of the car that moves…

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  • Royal Institute Christmas Lecture on AI 2023

    Royal Institute Christmas Lecture on AI 2023

    I’m excited and very proud to see my colleague and mentee Safa appear on this year’s Royal Institute Christmas lecture. In the video, Safa is assisting Prof. Mike Woolridge (who has some excellent and sensible takes on AI by the way) with some experiments. In general this is a well put together lecture that gives…

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