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34. AI for Humans with Rob McCargow

7/30/2019
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This month I have a lovely chat with Rob McCargow Director of AI at PWC. We chat AI modelling unintended consequences, AI ethics audits, working with companies with dubious intentions, what we should be teaching our children, a recipe for an AI future mitigating job displacement and much more.

Duration:00:45:06

33. ORGcon special edition episode

7/16/2019
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This month I'm releasing two episodes, the first of which is a bonus episode recorded at ORGcon2019. I talk to the audience and speakers of ORGcon about human rights, privacy, face recognition, ethical relativism, whistleblowing, AI auditing and GDPR and much more.

Duration:00:45:51

32. Sex Robots with Kate Devlin

7/2/2019
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I met Kate in person in Bristol. We discussed chatbots in sex-tech, the complexity of human intimacy and technology, taboos in sex-tech, how sex tech can be a positive enabling industry, deepfakes and more.

Duration:00:45:30

31. AI standards and regulation with Jacob Turner

5/27/2019
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This month I had a great time chatting with Jacob Turner about recent AI news like openAI GTP-2, some robo-ethics and law, overarching prinicples of AI, professionalising standards and licensing for data scientists, creating institutions capable of democratic principle creation, and doing regulation well to actually encourage innovation and growth.

Duration:00:48:13

30. Emotional and loving AI with Julia Mossbridge

5/7/2019
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Lovely chat with Julia Mossbridge this month, talking about the role of parenting in AI, considering that some kids are "jerks" should we have a new turing test for AI responsibility, the importance of inner emotional states, behaviourism poisoning science, and the acknowagement that we may have to use our intuition to know when an AI is concious.

Duration:00:43:46

29. Human focused AI with Pete Trainor

4/2/2019
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Great speaking with Pete this month about human focused AI and his book Hippo: The Human Focused Digital Book, helping businesses get prepared and take advantage of AI, the importance and power of asking: why? And much more.

Duration:00:48:39

28. Future Ethics with Cennydd Bowles

2/5/2019
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This month I'm joined by Cennydd Bowles who I've been meaning to get on the podcast for over a year. We talk about his book Future Ethics, collective action in the tech industry, ethical design sprints and crits, design fictions to bring ethical thinking to the general public (think Black mirror), the law of double affect, and the tech industry and climate change.

Duration:00:47:33

27. Governments and Post-humans with Dan Faggella

1/23/2019
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This month I'm joined by Dan Faggella of Emerj to chat about AI events, our post-human trajectory, AI ethicists and their possible higher position, conversations with governments and advising companies on the best uses of AI.

Duration:00:52:04

26. What is AI?

1/12/2019
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This episode is a bonus compilation of answers from 3 years of interviews asking the question: What is AI? We hear from past interviewees Cosima Gretton, Matthew Channon, Rob Wortham, Michael Ludden, Greg Edwards, Luciano Floridi, Christopher Noessel, Andy Budd, Damien Williams and Miranda Mowbray

Duration:00:13:06

25. Respecting data with Miranda Mowbray

11/13/2018
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This month I'm talking with Miranda Mowbray on: cyber security and machine learning, big data ethical code of conduct, sitting down as a team to discuss ethical issues in data projects, respecting the people who’s data you might be using, not collecting data you don't need and deleting things, and much more.

Duration:00:39:20

24. #AIRetreat

9/27/2018
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This is a very special episode of interviews with various participants of this year's A.I. retreat at Juvet, Norway. 21 of us spent 4 days in remote Norway workshopping, chatting, hiking and arguing on subjects of AI, ethics, data science, consciousness and more.

Duration:01:00:22

23. How to design a moral algorithm with Derek Leben

8/20/2018
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This month I'm talking with Derek Leben about his new book Ethics for Robots: How to Design a Moral Algorithm. We also dive into a general framework for machine ethics, contractarianism, Rawls’ original position thought experiment (which is one of my favourite ethical thought experiments), maximin function approach to machine ethics, and whether robots should respect the consent of a person in life threatening circumstances...

Duration:00:54:06

22. AI in Science Fiction with Christopher Noessel

8/20/2018
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This month is (sort of) part 2 of our two part look at AI in Culture. Chris and I take an extended look at how science fiction portray technology from the realistic to law of nature breaking mythos. Our chat meanders from film to TV and includes: Psycho pass, Person of interest, Rick and Morty episode: The Ricks Must Be Crazy, Buck Rogers, Rossum's Universal Robots, 2001: a space odyssey, Moon, iRobot (film and book), The Animatrix, Her, Futurama, Robot and Frank, Big hero 6, Colossus: The...

Duration:01:01:38

21. Evolution and AI with Tim Taylor

7/27/2018
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This month is part one of a loose series on the history of AI in Culture. In Part 1 I talk to Tim Taylor about his upcoming book on evolving machines before the 1950s, at length about genetic algorithms and their environments, as well as Descartes notion of animals as machines, machine and human co-evolution and much more. I also started a new AI consultancy for companies looking to implement responsible AI - www.ethicalby.design

Duration:00:45:55

20. The meaning of life with Luciano Floridi

6/22/2018
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It is my honour to speak with Professor Luciano Floridi this month on subjects like information philosophy: “philosophy or our time, for our time”; understanding that mistakes happen in technology whether they’re design issues, bugs or oversights at big companies; what is the meaning of life in the digital world? And much much more.

Duration:00:37:14

19. Digital rights with Ruth Coustick-Deal

4/18/2018
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This month, with the lead up to the new GDPR European personal data legislation coming in, we talk to digital rights campaigner Ruth Coustick-Deal on everything personal data.

Duration:00:56:59

18. AI 101 with Greg Edwards

3/19/2018
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This month I interview Greg Edwards to get to grips with the basics of machine learning. We look at the history of AI, what machine learning consists, try to describe how neuronets work, and discover the new and interesting ideas in AI research.

Duration:00:54:54

3. Cosima Gretton

2/22/2018
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Duration:02:33:39

1. Nick Reed

2/22/2018
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Duration:00:36:29