The Machine Ethics Podcast

Interrogating technology, artificial intelligence and autonomy.

This podcast brings together interviews with academics, authors, business leaders, creatives and engineers on the subject of autonomous algorithms, artificial intelligence / machine learning, and more. Join in the conversation with us by getting in touch here.

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32. Sex Robots with Kate Devlin

I met Kate in person in Bristol. We discussed chatbots in sex-tech, the complexity of human intimacy and technology, taboos in sex-tech, how sex tech can be a positive enabling industry, deepfakes and more.

31. AI standards and regulation with Jacob Turner

This month I had a great time chatting with Jacob Turner about recent AI news like openAI GTP-2, some robo-ethics and law, overarching prinicples of AI, professionalising standards and licensing for data scientists, creating institutions capable of democratic principle creation, and doing regulation well to actually encourage innovation and growth.

30. Emotional and loving AI with Julia Mossbridge

Lovely chat with Julia Mossbridge this month, talking about the role of parenting in AI, considering that some kids are "jerks" should we have a new turing test for AI responsibility, the importance of inner emotional states, behaviourism poisoning science, and the acknowagement that we may have to use our intuition to know when an AI is concious.

29. Human focused AI with Pete Trainor

Great speaking with Pete this month about human focused AI and his book Hippo: The Human Focused Digital Book, helping businesses get prepared and take advantage of AI, the importance and power of asking: why? And much more.
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