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In attendance: Tony Willson Amnon H. Eden Anders Sandberg David Pearce Vic Callaghan Jim Moor

Should Facebook be broken up? The lesson of Policy Vacuums

Facebook has recently revised their privacy policy by virtually admitting to errors made in the 2016 presidential elections campaign. But that’s clearly not enough. Is legislation required? Is government intervention appropriate? Should Facebook be broken up? What about other information giants? Here to help us answer this question is the term ‘policy vacuum’ introduced in 2005 by Jim Moor, a professor of ethics in Dartmouth College and celebrated technology ethicist.

Can AI be creative?

Last month Deep Mind’s latest AI broke another record, winning 5-0 against one of the world’s strongest professional players. This victory forces us to revisit our preconceptions and recognise how creative machine learning has become.

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