Computer-generated antibiotics and biosensor Band-Aids
For Penn synthetic biologist César de la Fuente and his team, these concepts aren’t some far-off ideal. They’re projects already in progress, and they have huge real-world implications should they succeed.
To improve algorithms, embed human principles into code
“The Ethical Algorithm” describes how algorithms can inadvertently share private information or perpetuate racial and gender biases, and offers principled solutions that can help researchers design the next generation of socially-aware algorithms.
Advancing algorithmic care
Experts from Penn share their perspectives on the role of advanced algorithms and AI in health care and what the future holds for digital health technologies.
Bots, biases, and binge watching: How AI shapes the modern world
A three-part series and podcast delves into the nuts and bolts of algorithms, legal and ethical questions, and ways artificial intelligence guides decision making.
The human driver
As the ability to harness the power of artificial intelligence grows, so does the need to consider the difficult decisions and trade-offs humans make all the time about privacy, bias, ethics, and safety.
The virtual assistant
Artificial intelligence has permeated many corners of life, from consumer purchasing and media consumption to health care—sometimes in ways we don’t even know.
The programming ethos
In a podcast conversation, Penn professors Michael Kearns, Aaron Roth, and Lisa Miracchi discuss the ethics of artificial intelligence.
The brain in the machine
Insights into how computers learn, the current challenges of artificial intelligence research, and what the future holds for how machines might shape society in the future.
In the News
Artificial intelligence is rushing into patient care—and could raise risks
PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel and Saurabh Jha of the Perelman School of Medicine spoke about the potential hazards of using artificial intelligence in medicine.
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