"A world in which human interaction and emotional and facial expressions are surveilled and normed in such a way that it’s ethically defective in many different ways [is] like something straight from a 'Black Mirror' episode," says Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs.
Hamid Ekbia, professor of informatics, cognitive science, data science and international studies at Indiana University in Bloomington, has been appointed as University Professor at Syracuse University and will serve as the next director of its Autonomous Systems Policy Institute (ASPI).
“I think it's possible for AI systems not to be sentient, or at least not to the degree that humans are, and still be able to communicate with unique personalities,” says Baobao Zhang, assistant professor of political science and senior research associate in the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute.
Johannes Himmelreich, assistant professor of public administration and international affairs, was quoted in the Observer article, "Tesla’s Claim That Its Cars Are Self-Driving May Cross the Line From Permitted ‘Puffery’ to False Advertising."
Jamie Winders, professor of geography and the environment and founding director of the Autonomous Systems Policy Institute, was among the presenters offering perspectives on advanced air mobility technologies at a White House summit in Washington, D.C., last week.
"Artificial Intelligence and Administrative Evil," co-authored by Assistant Professor of Public Administration and International Affairs Johannes Himmelreich, was awarded the Camilla Stivers Best Article Award by the Public Management Research Association.
Baobao Zhang, assistant professor of political science, says the U.S. public seems to broadly trust tech companies to guide development of artificial intelligence (AI). Read more about her recent survey findings in the WIRED article, "Ex-Googler Timnit Gebru Starts Her Own AI Research Center."