Walsh, T., Levy, N., Bell, G., Elliot, A., Wood, F., Maclaurin, J. and Mareels, I., (2019), Report: The Effective and Ethical Development of Artificial Intelligence. This project examined the potential that artificial intelligence (AI) technologies have in enhancing Australia’s wellbeing, lifting the economy, improving environmental sustainability and creating a more equitable, inclusive and fair society. Placing society at the core of AI development, the report analyses the opportunities, challenges and prospects that AI technologies present, and explores considerations such as workforce, education, human rights and our regulatory environment.
Véliz, C. and Grunewald, P., (2018), 'Protecting data privacy is key to a smart energy future', Nature Energy, Vol: 3: 702–704 (freely available)
Maslen, H. & Savulescu, J. (forthcoming), 'The Ethics of Virtual Reality and Teleprescence’, in Tony Prescott, Nathan Lepora and Paul Verschure (eds.), Living Machines: A Handbook of Research in Biomimetic and Biohybrid Systems, Oxford University Press.
Giubilini, A. and Savulescu, J., (2018), 'The artificial moral advisor: The 'ideal observer' meets artificial intelligence', Philosophy and Technology, Vol: 31(2): 169–188 [Open Access PMC6004274]
Savulescu, J. & Maslen, H. (2014), ‘Moral Artificial Intelligence: Moral AI?’, in Jan Romportl, Eva Zackova, Jozef Kelemen (eds.) Beyond Artificial Intelligence: The Disappearing Human-Machine Divide, Springer.
Véliz, C., (2019), 'Privacy is power', Aeon (2 September). [reprinted in El País]
Levy, N., (2019), 'Will Australia miss the opportunity to cash in on the AI revolution?', ABC Radio (30 July).
Levy, N., (2019), 'AI is coming, whether Australia has the policies to deal with it or not, report warns', ABC.net (29 July).
Edmonds, D., (2019), 'Can computer profiles cut crime?', BBC Radio 4 Analysis. (30 June).
Véliz, C., (2019), 'Inteligencia artificial: ¿progreso o retroceso? (Artificial intelligence: progress or setback?)', El País (14 June).
Edmonds, D., (2018), 'Cars without drivers still need a moral compass. But what kind?', The Guardian (14 November).
Maslen, H., (2018), 'Ethics and the brave new brain', All In The Mind - ABC Radio National (23 September). Transcript and audio available here.
Zohny, H., and Savulescu, J., (2018), 'Ethical AI Kills Too: An Assessment of the Lords report on AI in the UK'. Oxford Martin School Online News. (19 April)
Véliz, C., (2018), 'Tus datos son tóxicos' [Your data is toxic]. El Pais. The trail of information that users leave on the Internet can be used against them. In the digital age, protecting privacy is the only way to achieve a free society (6 April).
Véliz, C., (2018), 'Common Sense for A.I. Is a Great Idea - but it’s harder than it sounds'. slate.com (19 March).
Véliz, C., 2018, Al Jazeera Media View, Interviewed in connection with privacy issues relating to Strava (fitness tracking app) after discovery of a major flaw in its global heatmap. Highly sensitive data, location etc, collected on military personnel was found to be very easy to de-anonymize (29 January)
Rainey, S., (2018), 'Artificial Intelligence, the Singularity, and the Future'., Panel Discussion, Philosophy Now Festival 2018 (20 January).
Carissa Véliz, 7 January 2018, '¿Confiar tus desnudos a Facebook?', [would you trust Facebook with nude photos?]
Jonathan Pugh, June 16, 2017, Using AI to Predict Criminal Offending: What Makes it ‘Accurate’, and What Makes it ‘Ethical’
Carissa Véliz, 11 January 2017, Why you might want to think twice about surrendering online privacy for the sake of convenience
Carissa Véliz,14 April 2016, The Challenge of Determining Whether an A.I. Is Sentient
Carissa Véliz, 30 January 2016 (with Julia Powles), How Europe is fighting to change tech companies' 'wrecking ball' ethics
Hannah Maslen, October 28, 2015, Virtually reality? The value of virtual activities and remote interaction
Carissa Véliz, 2 June 2015, What to do with Google—nothing, break it up, nationalise it, turn it into a public utility, treat it as a public space, or something else?
Carissa Véliz,15 April 2015, Should airline pilots have less medical privacy?
Carissa Véliz, 2 February 2015, Facebook’s new Terms of Service: Choosing between your privacy and your relationships
Hannah Maslen, 16 May 2014, On the ‘right to be forgotten’
Hannah Maslen, 26 March 2014, Computer vision and emotional privacy
Hannah Maslen, 12 April 2013, Strict-ish liability? An experiment in the law as algorithm
Hannah Maslen, 15 March 2013, A reply to ‘Facebook: You are your ‘Likes”
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