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Does Silicon Valley have a moral responsibility to stop developing robots?

Original story at TechCrunch• 25 mentions • 2 months ago

TechCrunch 2 months ago

 
The debate about the impact of new technology, particularly AI, on society continues to rage. Last month, for example, the current front runner to replace Jerry Brown as Californian Governor in 2018, Gavin Newsom – traditionally one of Silicon Valley’s most vocal supporters – warned graduating computer science students at UC Berkeley about the duty to “exercise their moral authority” to improve society. “This is code red, a firehose, a tsunami, that’s coming our way,” he said about the impact of new technology on jobs and inequality. So is Newsom right? Is the job of entrepreneurs and technologists, in his ...
 
 
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18 Jul
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