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AI systems can give rise to issues related to discrimination, personal freedoms, and accountability
Illustration: Chaitanya Surpur As the use of artificial intelligence (AI) becomes increasingly popular among private companies and government agencies, there are growing concerns over a plethora of ethical issues rising from its use. These concerns range from various kinds of biases, including those based on race and gender, transparency, privacy and personal freedoms. There are still more concerns related to the gathering, storing, security, usage and governance of data—data being the founding block on which an AI system is built.
“We get training datasets, and we try to learn from them and try to make inferences from it about the future,” says Carsten Maple, professor…