Data Science Ethics Podcast Now on YouTube

Taking the advice of listeners and other podcasters, we’ve begun posting the Data Science Ethics Podcast to YouTube. It’s the same audio content – no real video feed, sorry – links, show notes (where they fit) and everything. We’ll be loading up the back-catalog of episodes over the next couple of days. Then, as we […]

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AI Has Americans Worried

Episode 23: Concerns About AI – Show Notes Horror stories of AI gone mad are everywhere in science fiction – but are they likely to become reality? Many Americans now believe so. Based on a recent Vox article covering a study from the University of Oxford, we discuss the top concerns about AI on the […]

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Moral Machine and We Get Stumped

Episode 16: The Moral Machine – Show Notes MIT conducted a long-term study called the Moral Machine that spanned the globe. It posed seemingly-simply questions about what a driverless car should do. These were variations on the trolley problem – a classic ethical dilemma about whether the driver of a runaway trolley should avoid striking […]

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