Moral Ethics of Artificial Intelligence Decision-Making – Who Should be Harmed and Who is Held Responsible?
As autonomous vehicles begin their test runs and potential commercial debuts, new liability and ethical questions arise. Unlike other computer algorithms which are already available to the public, a fully automated car divorces the authority of the device from the driver, instead vesting all power and decision-making into the car and its software. Accidents may […]
On February 2, 2018, IP Osgoode along with its partners, the York Centre for Public Policy & Law and the Zvi Meitar Institute for Legal Implications of Emerging Technologies, hosted a conference entitled “Bracing for Impact – The Artificial Intelligence Challenge (A Road Map for AI Governance in Canada)”. The conference brought together experts from a broad range of […]
Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. once described the law as nothing more than “prophecies of what the courts will do in fact.” If the practice of law is largely an exercise in fortune-telling, Benjamin Alarie believes that computers are very good at reading tea leaves.