Artificial Intelligence: Societal and Ethical Implications, Hearing Before the Committee on Science, Space, and Technology, House of Representatives, One Hundred Sixteenth Congress, First Session, June 26, 2019   [open pdf - 6MB]

This is the June 26, 2019 hearing on "Artificial Intelligence: Societal and Ethical Implications" held before the House Committee on Science, Space, and Technology. From the opening statement of Eddie Bernice Johnson: " We are here today to learn about the societal impacts and ethical implications of a technology that is rapidly changing our lives, namely, artificial intelligence. From friendly robot companions to hostile terminators, artificial intelligence (AI) has appeared in films and sparked our imagination for many decades. [...] We are also struggling with how to protect society against intended misuse and abuse. There has been a proliferation of general artificial intelligence ethics principles by companies and nations alike. The United States recently endorsed an international set of principles for the responsible development. However, the hard work is in the translation of these principles into concrete, effective action. Ethics must be integrated into the earliest stages of the artificial intelligence research and education, and continue to be prioritized at every stage of design and deployment." Statements, letters, and materials submitted for the record include those of the following: Meredith Whittaker, Jack Clark, Joy Buolamwini, and Georgia Tourassi.

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Serial No. 116-32
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