The Economic Advantage of Ethical Design For Business

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The rapid growth of autonomous and intelligent technology is affecting large portions of society in multiple verticals all at the same time. AI/S technology cannot be built in isolation, and to get a full sense of ethical and policy impacts of this technology it’s essential to understand the larger context of its implementation to best increase societal wellbeing while building your business.

What you will learn:

  • Explain what responsible research and innovation (RRI) is
  • Summarize RRI principles and values
  • Explain the benefits of diversity and inclusion in AI development

This course is part of the following course program:

Artificial Intelligence and Ethics in Design

Courses included in this program:

Who should attend: Data engineer, AI/ML engineer, Design engineer, Computer engineer, Security engineer, Software engineer


Matthew Scherer

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Matthew Scherer is an attorney and legal scholar based in Portland, Oregon. He is an associate with Littler Mendelson, PC, and a member of the firm’s robotics, artificial intelligence, and automation practice group. Matt writes and speaks on the intersection of law and artificial intelligence and is the author of several articles, including “Regulating Artificial Intelligence Systems: Risks, Challenges, Competencies, and Strategies,” which was published in the Harvard Journal of Law and Technology, and “AI in HR: Civil Rights Implications of Employers’ Use of Artificial Intelligence and Big Data,” which was published in the SciTech Lawyer. Matt also writes at Law and AI, a blog devoted to studying the emerging legal and policy issues surrounding artificial intelligence and autonomous machines.

Virginia Dignum

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Dr. M.V. (Virginia) Dignum is an Associate Professor at the Faculty of Technology Policy and Management at TU Delft. She holds a PhD from the Utrecht University, in 2014. Previously, she worked for more than 12 years in consultancy and system development in the areas of expert systems and knowledge management. Her research focuses on value-sensitive design of intelligent systems and multi-agent organizations, focusing on the formalization of moral and normative behaviors and social interactions. In 2006, she was awarded the prestigious Veni grant from NWO (Dutch Organization for Scientific Research) for her work on agent-based organizational frameworks. She has published more than 180 peer-reviewed papers and several books, yielding a h-index of 27. She is secretary of the International Foundation for Autonomous Agents and Multi-agent Systems (IFAAMAS) and co-chair of the European Conference on Artificial Intelligence (ECAI) in 2016.

Publication Year: 2018

ISBN: 978-1-5386-0014-6

The Economic Advantage of Ethical Design For Business
  • Course Provider: Standards Association
  • Course Number: EDP497
  • Duration (Hours): 1
  • Credits: 0.1 CEU/ 1 PDH