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Case Study: Bad Actors and Service Robots
University of Oxford (2017)
  • Yueh-Hsuan Weng
On the 19th and 20th of February, FHI hosted a workshop on the potential risks posed by the malicious misuse of emerging technologies in machine learning and artificial intelligence. The workshop, co-chaired by Miles Brundage at FHI and Shahar Avin of the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, invited experts in cybersecurity, AI governance, AI safety, counter-terrorism and law enforcement. The workshop was jointly organised by the Future of Humanity Institute, the Centre for the Study of Existential Risk, and the Centre for the Future of Intelligence.
The attendees were invited to consider a range of risks from emerging technologies included automated hacking, the use of AI for targeted propaganda, the role of autonomous and semi-autonomous weapons systems, and the political challenges posed by the ownership and regulation of advanced AI systems.
  • Bad Actors and AI,
  • Oxford FHI
Publication Date
Winter February 19, 2017
Citation Information
Yueh-Hsuan Weng. "Case Study: Bad Actors and Service Robots" University of Oxford (2017)
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