AI & Ethics
The promise of data analytics brings with it considerable risks. Canberra-based consultant and researcher Roger Clarke recently published a set of Guidelines, whose purpose is to intercept ill-advised uses of data and analytical tools, prevent harm to important values, and assist organisations to extract the achievable benefits from data, rather than dreaming dangerous dreams. Read the article
In June 2019, the second deliverable of the AI HLEG was published, the Policy and Investment Recommendations for Trustworthy Artificial Intelligence. Read the report
The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems (The IEEE Global Initiative) has launched Ethically Aligned Design: A Vision for Prioritizing Human Well-being with Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, which is a crowd-sourced global treatise regarding the Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems. Read the report
In May 2019, the OECD adopted its Principles on Artificial Intelligence, the first international standards agreed by governments for the responsible stewardship of trustworthy AI, which include recommendations for public policy and Principles to be applied to AI developments around the world. The Principles ‘promote AI that is innovative and trustworthy and that respects human rights and democratic values. Visit the website
A discussion paper developed by CSIRO’s Data 61 has been released to inform the Government’s approach to AI ethics in Australia. Your views and submissions can be made on the consultation hub here to help ensure AI is developed and applied responsibly with accountability.
Published in April 2019 and prepared by the High-Level Expert Group on Artificial Intelligence, which is an independent expert group set up by the European Commission. Read the report
Artificial intelligence (AI) is already making significant inroads to the practice of law and producing efficiencies and cost savings. This article looks at how AI is being utilised in different parts of legal practice and the transformation of legal practice that is already underway in the delivery of legal services from litigation through to contract management and Chatbots. Litigation & eDiscovery The production of documents has traditionally been a very expensive part of the litigation process. The development of eDiscovery software tools to identify, retrieve, process, filter and search provides significant costs savings in the litigation process. These cost savings are even more significant with latest software tools and right expertise are utilised. The latest developments in the eDiscovery industry include the use of AI technology. Early forms of AI were built into the globally dominant eDiscovery platforms. For the past 10 years these platforms enabled document clustering and concept […]