AI should act in our self-interest like lawyers and doctors

09/05/2024 | Financial Times

Vivienne Ming, the co-founder and chief scientist of Dionysus Health, has raised concerns over the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technology in making decisions, warning that it threatens basic protections and civil rights. In an op-ed for the Financial Times (£), she highlighted how algorithms are making decisions in areas such as hiring, loan applications and university admissions, often without the knowledge of those affected. Ming argued that AI is simply incompatible with civil rights and that there is a need for a constitution, rather than just ethical frameworks, to regulate its use. She also called for AI to act in our self-interest in the same way that we expect from lawyers or doctors.

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