OECD PRINCIPLES ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE: BUILDING ETHICAL AI

OECD PRINCIPLES ON ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE : BUILDING ETHICAL AI

  • Kevin Marshall Ph.D and Joanna Lewis
  • Published: 20 August 2019

Artificial intelligence (AI) promises to make a positive impact on humanity by helping solve a range of problems from self-driving cars to early cancer detection but left unchecked AI has proven its ability to learn to reproduce the worst aspects of its human architects.

In May 2019, Canada and forty-one other countries adopted the artificial intelligence (AI) principles outlined by the OECD. Although not legally binding, these principles will likely form the basis for future international standards and national legislation. Given the rapidly evolving nature of AI, promoting these principles requires organizations to start early and to stay current with technological developments.