58. AI regulation with Lofred Madzou

We chat with Lofred Madzou about AI as a journey to understand ourselves through smart machines, scepticism about wholesale job lose, understanding that “you are not your data”, dissecting the European proposal for AI regulation, examples of types of AI activities under regulation, the spirit of the regulation - human rights centric, risk based approaches, infringement exposition and compliance...
Date: 19th of July 2021
Podcast authors: Ben Byford with Lofred Madzou
Audio duration: 45:19
Website plays & downloads: 46 Click to download
Tags: Regulation, Philosophy, Human rights, Risk, Compliance

Lofred Madzou is a Project Lead for AI at the World Economic Forum, where he oversees global and multistakeholder AI policy projects. He is also a research associate at the Oxford Internet Institute where he investigates various methods to audit AI systems.

Before joining the Forum, he was a policy officer at the French Digital Council, where he advised the French Government on technology policy. Most notably, he has co-written chapter 5 of the French AI National Strategy, entitled "What Ethics for AI?”. He has an MSc in Data Science and Philosophy from the University of Oxford.

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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.

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