Application for The Ethics and Governance of Artificial Intelligence [Spring 2018]
This course will pursue a cross-disciplinary investigation of the implications of emerging technologies, with an emphasis on the development and deployment of Artificial Intelligence. We will cover a variety of issues, including the complex interaction between governance organizations and sovereign states, the proliferation of algorithmic decision making, autonomous systems, machine learning and explanation, the search for balance between regulation and innovation, and the effects of AI on the dissemination of information, along with questions related to individual rights, discrimination, and architectures of control. The course will entail an intense array of learning and teaching methods. Students will be expected to participate in a variety of activities. May include Media Lab and Berkman Klein Center fellows and affiliates. May include Berkman Center fellows and affiliates. No Prerequisites. 2 credits.

This application is now CLOSED to Harvard students (The deadline was November 6th). MIT students must submit this application by January 24th to be considered.


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Please note that this class will be held at MIT. It may require that you produce materials that may be made public. Certain class sessions will align with public events and these events and classes may be recorded and/or live streamed. Students must be ready to put in extra effort consistent with an experimental course and participate in a team work driven setting. Please acknowledge below. *
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