Ethics

Save the date! The ORBIT 2019 conference: 100+ Brilliant Women in AI & Ethics – 16/09/19, Oxford

ORBIT is delighted and proud to announce its conference for 2019 – 100+ Brilliant Women in AI & Ethics. The event will be based around the list of 100 Brilliant Women in AI & Ethics crea...

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Data Analytics launches landmark enquiry into data and technology ethics

Data’s role in our lives has increased but regulators are struggling to keep up with the pace of change. It’s clear that the UK, like many other countries, is facing a data and technology governance g...

Professor Marina Jirotka secures EPSRC Established Career Fellowship in Digital Economy

Professor Marina Jirotka, Oxford University’s Professor of Human-Centred Computing, has secured an EPSRC five-year Established Career Fellowship to investigate the development of responsible robots wi...

Ethics Support in the Human Brain Project: Q&A with Professor Bernd Stahl

Bernd Stahl talking about ethical and social aspects of Artificial Intelligence at the HBP Science Alignment meeting in Alpbach (Austria), May 2018. Photo: Bjoern Kindler Q1: What are the aims of Ethi...

Building a better IT future

Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) have raised ethical concerns for almost as long as they exist. Professional bodies like the BCS, ACM or IEEE have therefore developed and implemented ...

APPG on Artificial Intelligence calls for ethics training as part of research & innovation

At its meeting on Monday 12 March to gather evidence for its roadmap on the future of AI, the All Party Parliamentary Group on Artificial Intelligence made a strong demand for ethical considerations t...

ORBIT welcomes FHI recommendations on artificial intelligence

The Future of Humanity Institute (FHI) has released its report and recommendations on machine learning and artificial intelligence. The report analyses the landscape of current developments in these f...

ORBIT welcomes UK Prime Minister’s renewed commitment to ethics in technology

The British Prime Minister Theresa May used her speech at the World Economic Forum on 25 January 2018 to set out her view on the part that information and communication technology (ICT) plays in moder...