AI in government: considerations for ethics and responsibility

Ethics and responsibility

What role do ethics and responsibility play in Mind Foundry’s approach to AI?

Mind Foundry provides public and private sector organisations around the world with AI solutions designed to enable consideration of the ethics, impact, and return on investment of their use. Its technology is underpinned by three pillars:

What are the problems associated with deploying AI ethically and responsibly in the Public Sector?

AI for student grading became a fiasco in the UK in the summer of 2020.

How do you begin with ethical considerations?

What do we mean when we think about ethics in AI? Is there a best practice? Is it like the Hippocratic Oath in medicine, where we simply have to have our best intentions? Or is it more than that?

It’s impossible to have a “one size fits all” approach to ethics. Every project must start from scratch. Does explainability solve these problems? Is unexplainable or complex modelling inherently bad?

If an algorithm is simply replicating what humans are already doing, and if there is some bias in society today, which unquestionably varies in all manner of ways, is that an issue? Will that bias be conveyed to an algorithm?

Would explainability of an AI system actually solve that kind of issue?

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Mind Foundry is an Oxford U. Company. Operating at the intersection of innovation, research, and usability we empower teams with AI built for the real world.

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