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We Robot is the most exciting interdisciplinary conference on the legal and policy questions relating to robots. The increasing sophistication of robots and their widespread deployment everywhere—from the home, to hospitals, to public spaces, and even to the battlefield—disrupts existing legal regimes and requires new thinking on policy issues.
Foundation models (ChatGPT, StableDiffusion) are transforming society: remarkable capabilities, serious risks, rampant deployment, unprecedented adoption, overflowing funding, and unending controversy. In this talk, attention will be paid to societal impact, two efforts (HELM, Ecosystem Graphs) to ensure transparency through standardized public reporting, and work-in-progress to understand unique dimensions of harms (monoculture and homogenization) as well as mechanisms to drive change.
Artificial intelligence (AI) refers to technologies that perform learning and reasoning in ways intended to simulate human cognitive abilities. Specific techniques and technologies include machine learning, neural networks, and large language models. The tasks that AI technologies can perform…,
The following are select issues that often arise in discussions of artificial intelligence:
- What engineering practices, governance processes, principles, guidance, laws, regulations, and policies will promote the development and deployment of responsible AI technologies without…,
Daron Acemoglu of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology studies the effects of AI on the future of work.
“AI can be used to increase human productivity, create jobs and shared…,
These sources are a good place to start in understanding artificial intelligence issues.
Daron Acemoglu and Pascual Restrepo examine AI displacement of human workers in “…
The conference will consist of plenary and session presentations and discussions on regulatory, governance, legal, policy, social and ethical aspects of emerging technologies, including autonomous vehicles, virtual reality, quantum computing robotics, artificial intelligence, Internet of Things (IoT), and more.