17 - Should we trust algorithms to understand us?

Tue, Mar 21

We're continuing our unit on AI ethics and are discussing the use of AI in spaces of affect and creativity. We will be reading an excerpt from the book, Atlas of AI, by Kate Crawford. 

Note: we will have a guest lecture on the Ethics of Care approach to AI on Thursday. 

Today's lecture slides can be found here.

Read This:

Via Perusall: 

Artificial Intelligence is misreading human emotion, Kate Crawford, The Atlantic

Mark Zuckerberg on Facebook's Metaverse, The Vergecast, Apple Podcasts

Do This:

Consider these questions as we prepare for class: 

  • Should we trust algorithms to be more ethical than us?
  • How might the reading of human emotion be useful in medical settings?
  • Is emotion reading important for the building of social robots?

Watch This: