Ethical AI: Seven organisations promoting responsible AI development | Artificial intelligence research organisations to watch 2017

Christina Mercer
Christina Mercer

Christina Mercer

Christina is audience development editor. After graduating from the University of Nottingham reading philosophy and theology in 2013, Christina joined a tech start-up specialising in mobile apps. She has a keen interest in the mobile platform and innovative tech.

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In recent years AI has brought us some pretty impressive and widely used tech, from the image recognition being used by Facebook to speech recognition technology at work in Amazon's Alexa or Apple's Siri.

It's these breakthroughs in deep learning and neural networks that have led to some of the most exciting yet also worrying times in tech.

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates (to name a few) have all warned us about the dangers of unregulated AI development. Hawking concluded: "The rise of powerful AI will either be the best, or the worst thing, ever to happen to humanity. We do not yet know which."

Here are some interesting organisations promoting responsible AI development.

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