How to blame a robot for mistakes: Do your fingerpointing properly.
How Human-in-the-Loop AI is Like House Hunters
People and artificial intelligence work together, sometimes quite nicely, on insurance underwriting, medical diagnosis, customer experience. (Plus autonomous vehicles, until some dude crashes his Tesla.) This is the Human+AI hybrid we often talk about at Museum of AI. Humans have varying levels of awareness, input, or control over an AI system. Evidence suggests these factors […]
Deciding while distancing: From data viz to the hard decisions.
House Hunters International is great guilty-pleasure viewing, especially while nursing a cold or avoiding the plague. (Pro: Insider views of interesting cities. Con: Reminders of the unique pain of choosing a place to live.) It’s easy to add city center, natural light, and extra bedrooms to your wish list, but painful to accept the inevitable […]
Will military ethics principles make AI GRRET again?
This is an anxious time for anyone in policy / decision analysis. Machine learning, analytics, statistical models, and decision intelligence are helping leaders grapple with the coronavirus pandemic, but weighing alternatives and connecting actions → outcomes requires so many things. Once the modeling is complete and the data visualizations are shared, then what? Newly anointed […]
U.S. Defense Secretary Mark Esper has announced the military’s five ethical principles for AI use. The devil will definitely be in the details because the guidelines are mostly a statement of values. But I already have concerns. Allow me to explain. Can ethical guidelines make AI GRRET again? I’ve acronymized the five principles as GRRET: “Governable. […]