Can Interactive Intelligent Artefacts Be Ethical?
Domestic and mobile interactive systems are becoming increasingly pervasive, residing already in significant proportions of trouser pockets, backpacks, and family dining rooms. Can these systems be made to be ethical? What is their impact on society? What are our obligations as researchers and system developers? Can we expect an increased presence of machine intelligence to help us neutralise our biases and improve our world? Demonstrable answers to many of these questions are surprisingly straight forward, and will be given here.
See also Professor Bryson's website: http://www.cs.bath.ac.uk/%7Ejjb/web/research.html