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The ethics of artificial intelligence: Teaching computers to be good people

Futurizonte Editor’s Note: Becoming “good people”, in this case, means serving and helping low-income people. Perhaps artificial intelligence has a good heart, after all.

Illustration courtesy CU - Boulder
Illustration courtesy CU – Boulder

From the University of Colorado report:

Evolving technologies using computer decision-making offer major prospects for breakthroughs in medicine, economics and the law. Humans can help guide the computers to fulfill their intended purpose: to serve us well.

“A lot of people, especially people of low-income means, are underserved by the lawyering community.”

Harry Surden, a University of Colorado Law School professor and AI expert.

The ability to sort through millions of documents cheaply and quickly to find facts relevant to a lawsuit, for instance, could help those low-income people get better results in the legal system.

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