AI needs a watchdog and UK gov’t must do better on robotics, MPs warn

Enlarge / “I’m sorry Theresa, but you don’t understand the question.”Humans, Channel 4 reader comments 1 Share this story An artificial intelligence commission that probes the ethical, social, and legal implications of developments in AI should be established by the UK government, the science and technology committee has said. MPs—after taking evidence from a range of folk in the AI space and going on a field trip to Google’s DeepMind machine learning lab in London—concluded in a report released on Wednesday morning that the government had been too slow to respond to both good and bad aspects of the tech, despite British universities and start-ups apparently making “significant progress in this field.” The panel’s acting chair Tania Mathias said it was “vital that careful scrutiny of the ethical, legal and…


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