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how do i study ethics of AI by Albert Pullywill - Thu, 04 May 2017 22:37:43 EST ID:pvzTt7LE No.208110 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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What academic discipline would things like Ethics of artificial intelligence, internet privacy, the implications and possibly negative societal consequences of having free, uncontrolled information via the internet fall under?

I've been reading about the history of the internet, books on psychology and internet addiction and how people are getting fucked up in the head from too much twitter and 4chinz. It's super fascinating, especially with everyone shitting their pants about "fake news", but i have no direction with how to formally study this shit.

Public Policy? Grad school for philosophy? Law? how do i study tech ethics in school
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Edward Clayford - Fri, 05 May 2017 19:44:56 EST ID:YXMsMuFM No.208116 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'd guess AI ethics falls under philosophy. I mean, who would you be as an ethicist if you ain't studied history of ethics right?
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Hedda Lighthall - Fri, 05 May 2017 23:07:36 EST ID:Ya59RsKY No.208118 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Ethics of Emerging Technologies is a highly specialized field within philosophy (and often abuts other, often unrelated disciplines) so you would have to go to a school that actually has a program in the matter if you really want to study that. From my perspective, the leader in this field is Nick Bostrom, who runs the Future of Humanity Institute at Oxford.
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Doris Donningkick - Fri, 12 May 2017 20:09:08 EST ID:YJnEert2 No.208140 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This whole site discusses a lot of these subjects. A lot of smart cookies here.

Also link on the study on the future?
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Doris Donningkick - Fri, 12 May 2017 20:09:45 EST ID:YJnEert2 No.208141 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Study on the future I meant, not future
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Doris Donningkick - Fri, 12 May 2017 20:10:27 EST ID:YJnEert2 No.208142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Doris Drumblechid - Fri, 12 May 2017 22:30:49 EST ID:2q4ig4PV No.208143 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Here's a good resource for casual study and this essay seems legit: https://www.academia.edu/2473509/Crucial_Considerations_Essays_on_the_Ethics_of_Emerging_Technologies


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