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Curated by the Research Director

February 2022On Sustainable AI

Common but Different Futures: AI Inequity and Climate Change by Trisha Ray

Data Pollution by O. Ben-Shahar (2019) Oxford University Press on behalf of The John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business at Harvard Law School.

Big Data, Big Waste? A Reflection on the Environmental Sustainability of Big Data Initiatives by F. Lucivero, Sci Eng Ethics 26, 1009–1030 (2020)

Energy and Exploitation: AIs dirty secrets by Alan Winfield (2019), Alan Winfield’s weblog.

Energy and Policy Considerations for Deep Learning in NLP (2019) by E. Strubell, A. Ganesh, A. McCallum.

AI in Context and the Sustainable Development Goals: Factoring in the Unsustainability of the Sociotechnical System (2021) by Henrik Sætra.

October 2021

Cloud Ethics Algorithms and the Attributes of Ourselves and Others (2020) by Louise Amoore. Duke University Press.

New Laws of Robotics: Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI (2020) by Frank Pasquale.Harvard University Press.

The European Commission’s Proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act—A Critical Assessment by Members of the Robotics and AI Law Society (RAILS)

There Is No Techno-Responsibility Gap (2020) by D. W. Tigard. Philosophy & Technology, 9 July 2020.

Technology and the Virtues (2016) by Shannon Vallor. Oxford University Press.

August 2021

How the EU can achieve Legally Trustworthy AI: A Response to the European Commission’s Proposal for an Artificial Intelligence Act by Nathalie Smuha, Karen Yeung and others.

Hundreds of AI tools have been built to catch covid. None of them helped from MIT Technology Review. 

Liquid Surveillance: A Conversation – A conversation between Zygmunt Bauman and David Lyon.

A.I. Can’t Detect Our Emotions – A conversation with Evan Selinger

Patiency is not a virtue: the design of intelligent systems and systems of ethics by Joanna Bryson.

July 2021

EU’s proposal for the worlds’ first regulation on AI:

Civil society calls for AI red lines in the European Union’s Artificial Intelligence proposal

An Artificial Revolution by Ivana Bartoletti

Sustainable AI: AI for sustainability and the sustainability of AI by Aimee van Wynsberghe: