The organised irresponsibility of artificial intelligence The Andrew J Webster Annual Lecture on Science, Technology and Society

  • Date and time: Thursday 5 September 2024, 10am
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As the promises of artificial intelligence attract growing social, political and financial attention, risks and responsibilities are being imagined in ways that serve the interests of a techno scientific elite.

In the UK and elsewhere, organisations are starting to institutionalise a mode of governance that presumes to know and take care of public concerns. And new research communities are forming around questions of AI ’safety’ and ‘alignment’.

In this talk, I will draw on research into public and expert attitudes and reflect on my role as a proponent, analyst and actor in debates about ‘Responsible AI’.


Professor Jack Stilgoe, University College London

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