16. AI and the built environment with Josh Artus and Ben Byford

This episode I share the interviewer responsibilities with Conscious Cities' podcaster Josh Artus. I get to ask Josh some questions and Josh has some for me (Ben Byford). We chatted about: AI data misrepresentation, bias and misuse; mindful technology implementation; using AI for things other than tricking people into looking at adverts; EEG misrepresentation; Bristol is Open and technology used in the public section in our cities; and much more.
Date: 11th of November 2017
Podcast authors: Ben Byford and Josh Artus interviewing each other
Audio duration: 01:04:24
Website plays & downloads: 4862 Click to download
Tags: EEG, Public sector, Cities, Built environments, Supply chain

Josh Artus is a co-founder of The Centric Lab, a neuroscience research lab for the built environment. Josh's career has focused on urban placemaking by connecting the creative classes to commercial real estate. Josh is a co-curator of Conscious Cities, an international research movement on the concept of built environments that are aware and adaptive to human needs using artificial intelligence, data analysis and the cognitive sciences in design. From London Josh's focus is producing its podcast series interviewing people from the built environment supply chain exposing the people behind the machine.


Ben Byford is the presenter of the Machine Ethics podcast, a technology ethics writer and consultant, web and games designer. Ben has been talking on the subject of Machine Ethics for 3 years and is looking to write a book and create a design agency on the subject. Ben also teachs at Decoded on subjects like coding, innovation, story telling and VR. Please get in contact for more information.

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Episode host: Ben Byford

Ben Byford is a AI ethics consultant, code, design and data science teacher, freelance games designer with over 10 years of design and coding experience building websites, apps, and games.

In 2015 he began talking on AI ethics and started the Machine Ethics podcast. Since, Ben has talked with academics, developers, doctors, novelists and designers on AI, automation and society.

Through Ethical by Design Ben and the team help organisations make better AI decisions leveraging their experience in design, technology, business, data, sociology and philosophy.