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IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes new paper on Lethal Autonomous Weapons https://delphi.lexxion.eu/article/DELPHI/2019/1/7

Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWs) have becomes the subject of continuous debate both at national and international levels.

GlobalDemocracySecurity > CatRisks > SpaceThreats > Fellows > Riccardo Campa
IEET fellow Riccardo Campa Co-Authors new Paper on Space Mining Technological Forecasting & Social Change

IEET fellow Riccardo Campa co-authors paper on space colonization with Konrad Szocik and Martin Braddock. The team envisions the prospect of asteroid mining and argue that fully automated space colonization (FASC) could be a solution to prevent unwanted side effects of the Singularity, such as competition for resources between humankind and a hostile Artificial Intelligence. The article appeared in Technological Forecasting & Social Change, on April 8th, 2019.

SciencePolicy > Innovation > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes New Paper on Technology Design Science and Engineering Ethics

Safe-by-design (SBD) frameworks for the development of emerging technologies have become an ever more popular means by which scholars argue that transformative emerging technologies can safely incorporate human values.

GlobalDemocracySecurity > CatRisks > SpaceThreats > Fellows > Riccardo Campa
A team of researchers including IEET fellow Riccardo Campa explains why genetic enhancement is needed for crewed Mars mission Changing the Paradigm on Human Enhancements: The Special Case of Modifications to Counter Bone Loss for Manned Mars Missions

A team of researchers including IEET fellow Riccardo Campa explains why genetic enhancement is needed for crewed Mars mission. Space colonization is not just a matter of rockets and spacesuits. The article appeared on Space Policy on March 19th, 2019.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
Sorgner’s Philosophical Approach is a “point of refence that contemporary culture cannot ignore” (Vattimo) Übermensch

In the March 2019 edition of the German equivalent of “The Atlantic”, the “Cicero Kulturmagazin”, you will find a detailed interview, which is entitled “Der Übermensch ist unsere Hoffnung” (“The Overhuman is our Hope”). Here, the well-known journalist Alexander Kissler interviews the new realist Markus Gabriel, a bestselling author, and philosophy professor at the University of Bonn, and IEET FEllow and JCU philosophy professor Stefan Lorenz Sorgner about topics of Sorgner’s new monograph, e...

Technopolitics > Philosophy > SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Affiliate Scholar > Phil Torres
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Co-Authors New Paper on Autonomous Weapons AI & SOCIETY

IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Co-Authors New Paper on Lethal Autonomous Weapons (LAWS) with Phil Torres and Angelo F. De Bellis in the journal AI & Society.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Joins Delphi Editorial Board Delphi: Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies.

IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Joins the editorial board of the journal Delphi: Interdisciplinary Review of Emerging Technologies. You can read the first issue here.

Technopolitics > Philosophy > Fellows > Stefan Sorgner
IEET Fellow Stefan Sorgner to Give Keynote Address at a Posthumanities Winter School Posthuman Studies: From Critical Posthumanism to Transhumanism

EET Fellow Stefan Lorenz Sorgner was invited to giving an opening keynote address at a winter school dedicated to the posthumanities with more than 100 doctoral students participating: http://ktkdk.edu.ee/winterschool2019/ IEET Scholar Steve Fuller was invited to being another keynote speaker during the same event.

28 January–1 February 2019

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Staff > Steven Umbrello
IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes New Paper on AI Ethics Big Data and Cognitive Computing

IEET Managing Director Steven Umbrello Publishes New Paper on AI Ethics in the journal Big Data and Cognitive Computing as part of the Special Issue Artificial Superintelligence: Coordination & Strategy and is available online: https://www.mdpi.com/2504-2289/3/1/5

SciencePolicy > Artificial Intelligence > Advisory Board > Soenke Ziesche > Affiliate Scholar > Roman Yampolskiy
IEET Affiliates Roman Yampolskiy and Soenke Ziesche Publish New Paper on AI Welfare Big Data and Cognitive Computing

In light of fast progress in the field of AI there is an urgent demand for AI policies. Bostrom et al., provide “a set of policy desiderata”, out of which this article attempts to contribute to the “interests of digital minds”. The focus is on two interests of potentially sentient digital minds: to avoid suffering and to have the freedom of choice about their deletion. Various challenges are considered, including the vast range of potential features of digital minds, the difficulties in assessing the interests and wellbeing of sentie...