Tag: John Markoff

Machines of Loving Grace. Interview with John Markoff. Good read !

“John Markoff: Ben Shneiderman, the University of Maryland computer scientist and user interface designer has written eloquently on this point. Indeed he argues against autonomous systems for precisely this reason. His point is that it is essential to keep a human in the loop. If not you run the risk ...

It would be truly remarkable if a Silicon Valley company rejected a profitable technology for ethical reasons (John Markoff)

This comment by John Markoff really nails it for me – couldn’t have said it better myself!  Be sure to read this latest book ‘Machines of loving grace’ “Optimists hope that the potential abuses of our computer systems will be minimized if the application of artificial intelligence, genetic engineering, and robotics remains ...


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