JUN 14, 2022
Lemoine then spoke with a lawyer about possibly representing the AI system, as well as a House Judiciary Committee representative about ethics concerns at Google, which prompted the suspension. A statement from a Google spokesperson dismissed LaMDA’s convincing banter as an imitation. The trouble with AI: Google seems to have a particularly fraught relationship with its AI team.
NOV 18, 2021
Activision Blizzard faces calls from fans, shareholders, and industry figures for its CEO to resign: Widespread backlash against the gaming company suggests that consumers are paying more attention to corporate social responsibility and ethics.
JAN 27, 2022
Conversational AI capabilities will continue to move toward a future beyond Alexa and Siri—but only if ethics and bias mitigation become a top focus. The Tech Needle Moves. The technology behind conversational AI tools is making progress, particularly in natural language processing (NLP) and speech recognition, while development platforms are maturing as well.
MAR 28, 2022
Efforts to teach ethics to AI, effectively endowing it with a superego, result in such a quandary that it might be impossible. AI expert Lance Eliot stated, “The better the AI becomes, the worse the AI ethics problem becomes.”. AI’s prowess is downright sinister at times, and ironically, despite its promise of improved cybersecurity, AI is making banks vulnerable to Russian hackers.
NOV 24, 2020
Social network ad spending has substantially rebounded since the early days of the pandemic. In 2021, the biggest issues social media marketers will face are in the areas of brand safety, ethics, and privacy.
MAY 26, 2022
AI’s deployment in the workplace has already triggered ethics concerns. For weapons detection, anyone riding the subway or going to a sporting event would be subject to AI scrutiny, raising questions about how the data could be misused.
FEB 10, 2022
Significantly, McKinsey found that by 2019 consumers who chose their bank according to its ethics or “purpose” accounted for some $300 billion worth of banking revenue, or 14% of total client-derived revenue. Millennials constituted the biggest chunk of this market. Young consumers’ sustainability standards are higher than those of older generations.
DEC 1, 2021
Companies that take AI ethics seriously will have an edge in avoiding scandals and gaining consumer trust. Trend: Speaking with Machines Becomes Commonplace. Natural language processing (NLP) will reach the point in 2022 where most consumers won’t bat an eye to speak with virtual assistants or a growing array of devices.
MAR 7, 2022
Greater public awareness about labor issues in the tech industry, such as long hours, pay equity, and ethics concerns, will give workers who want to unionize more leverage.
MAR 17, 2021
The availability and use of data has revolutionized advertising in recent decades. Shane McAndrew, chief data strategy officer at agency Mindshare, joins eMarketer principal analyst at Insider Intelligence Nicole Perrin to discuss the new Data Ethics Compass developed with GroupM and Unilever, what consumers expect from advertisers and their partners, and why experimentation is critical to attributing revenues to marketing touchpoints.
MAY 16, 2022
Governance pertains to issues such as board composition, political contributions, and corporate ethics. For the purposes of this report, we define global ESG AUM as encompassing assets invested across the following strategies:. Impact/community investing. Positive/best-in-class screening. Sustainability-themed investing. Norms-based screening. Corporate engagement and shareholder action.
AUG 18, 2021
Start with a strategic approach to data grounded in an ethics policy. Large agencies have already been among the leaders in this space. For example, WPP’s GroupM launched its Data Ethics Compass tool in February 2021, to help advertisers score the level of ethical risk in their media plans. Be prepared to tackle interoperability.
JAN 18, 2022
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DEC 7, 2021
Setting AI ethics standards, like the guidelines issued by the Department of Defense for contractors and UNESCO, makes them more enforceable across various industries.
JAN 20, 2022
The news: Oasis Consortium, a group of game developers and online companies envisioning an ethical and safe internet, are spearheading efforts to introduce safeguards and ethics in the metaverse and other VR environments.
JAN 5, 2022
The big takeaway: If companies can effectively build consumer trust through addressing issues like privacy and AI ethics, the number of use cases for conversational AI is destined to expand to nearly every business vertical. Now comes figuring out where these tools would be most advantageous for companies and mastering the user experience.
OCT 26, 2021
Banks are progressively competing with each other for the same search terms across the same channels, making it more difficult to achieve conversion, said Ivan Wicksteed, chief growth and revenue officer at environment- and ethics-focused financial firm Aspiration.
JUL 1, 2020
JUN 28, 2021
The takeaway: Simply forming ethics teams isn’t enough. Twitter and other tech companies need to listen to and ultimately enact proposals from their ethics team if they wish to build back trust—both from within their own ranks and from the broader public.
JUN 9, 2021
In recent years, Apple has tried to entrench itself as a bastion of privacy, taking high-profile civil liberty stands against the US government and waging a marketing war against Facebook and others over the ethics of data privacy. But that hardline stance appears much more flexible in China, where Apple’s Q2 2021 earnings were up 87.5% YoY, making the region Apple’s third-largest by revenue.
DEC 4, 2020
This week Google also fired high-profile AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru following contentious communications over the company’s request that she retract a publication she had authored, per OneZero.
JAN 27, 2020
Their business models bring together the benefits of both value and ethics.
JUL 15, 2021
Using direct indexing, an investor could, for example, pick exposure to the S&P 500 but exclude any stocks within the index that go against their goals or ethics, such as corporations with large carbon footprints. This can help mitigate greenwashing seen with index investing, where investors leave it to asset managers’ arbitrary views on what constitutes green stocks. Tax optimization.
AUG 10, 2021
What data ethics, governance, and consumers’ view on data sharing mean for advertisers. Featured Guest:. Tate Olinghouse is chief client officer for financial services, insurance, healthcare and government at Acxiom.