Hi everyone, sorry late on the newsletter. Co-hosting a workshop on the use of digital tools for the policing of peaceful assemblies. Hope to have this ready to submit to Human Rights Council in March.
This means this week has been hectic, so just pasting this weeks stories below. Thanks as ever to Sarah Zarmsky.
Leaving you with Blame by Gabriels.
The Times of Israel, IDF soldiers fend off nighttime Hamas ambush, as battalion commander killed in Gaza
GRC World Forums, UK unveils world’s first AI safety institute
MIT Technology Review, People shouldn’t pay such a high price for calling out AI harms
The New York Times At UK Summit, Global Leaders Warn AI Could Cause ‘Catastrophic’ Harm
The New York Times, News Group Says A.I. Chatbots Heavily Rely on News Content
Machine Intelligence Research Institute, Thoughts on the AI Safety Summit company policy requests and responses
The New York Times, Doctors Wrestle With A.I. in Patient Care, Citing Lax Rules
MIT Technology Review, The inside scoop on watermarking and content authentication
MIT Technology Review, Humans at the heart of generative AI
MIT Technology Review, What are the hardest problems in tech we should be more focused on as a society?
Towards Data Science, Is Generative AI Worth Its Environmental Footprint?
Towards Data Science, How Human Labor Enables Machine Learning
MIT Technology Review, Why Meta is getting sued over its beauty filters
The New York Times, Artificial Intelligence War Machines Take Flight
The New York Times, Tech Start-Ups Try to Sell a Cautious Pentagon on A.I.
The Washington Post, Humanoid robots are here, but they’re a little awkward. Do we really need them?
Financial Times, We must stop AI replicating the problems of surveillance capitalism
Financial Times, Take a chance on AI, says Abba’s Björn, but protect the musicians
The Washington Post, Poll shows most US adults think AI will add to election misinformation in 2024
Financial Times, Humanity is out of control, and AI is worried
The New York Times, As a Teen, She Loved Video Games. Now She’s Using A.I. to Try to Quash Malaria.
The Washington Post, AI generated images are biased, showing the world through stereotypes
The Strategist, The people’s AI will strengthen, not scupper, democracy
Barack Obama on Medium, What I’m Reading on the Rise of Artificial Intelligence
Communications of the ACM, All Photos are Fake Until Proven Real
Just Security, Biden’s Executive Order on AI Gives Sweeping Mandate to DHS
UK Government AI Safety Summit, The Bletchley Declaration by Countries Attending the AI Safety Summit
*Disclaimer: The following articles, chapters, and books have not been evaluated for their methodology and do not necessarily reflect the views of the AI & Human Right Blog
R. Michalak, From Ethics to Execution: The Role of Academic Librarians in Artificial Intelligence (AI) Policy-Making at Colleges and Universities J. M. Schraagen, Responsible use of AI in military systems: Prospects and challenges