Pages tagged: Rights

Robot Rights with David Gunkel

David J. Gunkel (PhD) is an award-winning educator, scholar and author, specializing in ethics of emerging technology. Formally educated in philosophy and media studies, his teaching and research synthesize the hype of high-technology with the rigor and insight of contemporary critical analysis. He is the author of over 80 scholarly journal articles and book chapters, has published 12 influential books, lectured and delivered award-winning papers throughout North and South America and Europe, is the managing editor and co-founder of the International Journal of Žižek Studies and co-editor of the Indiana University Press series in Digital Game Studies. He currently holds the position of Professor in the Department of Communication at Northern Illinois University (USA), and his teaching has been recognized with numerous awards, including NIU's Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching and the prestigious Presidential Teaching Professorship.

David recently wrote the book Robot Rights.


Jessie Smith co-designing AI

Jess is a PhD student in the department of Information Science at CU Boulder. Jess received her Bachelor’s in Software Engineering from California Polytechnic State University. Her research foci include machine learning fairness, algorithmic bias, value tensions in sociotechnical systems, and the unintended consequences of rapid tech growth.

Follow Jess on Twitter @_jessiejsmith_ and www.radicalai.org