Risky Innovations

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Chat Date: 
Thu, Aug 24, 2017

As automation and artificial intelligence are applied to a wider range of purposes, many people have become increasing concerned about the potential weapons which operate autonomously. Almost all innovations involve potential risks and there are variety of aspects to managing them.

An open letter recommending "a ban on offensive autonomous weapons beyond meaningful human control" has been signed by a wide range of people who are knowledge about the field.

Discussion

During #innochat on Twitter starting at 12 noon Eastern time on Thrusday 24th August 2017, let's spend an hour discussing the general topic of the risks associated with an innovation and the aspects of managing those risks.

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