[ExI] From Arms Race to Joint Venture
William Flynn Wallace
foozler83 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 23:00:56 UTC 2018
Any scenario that ultimately leaves judicial decisions in the hands of AI
strikes me as dystopian. zero
What is coming very soon if not already here: AI reading facial
expressions - hence emotions. May turn out to be the ultimate lie
detection system as facial expression cannot be faked.
But I agree - final decisions, esp. in criminal cases, belong to people.
On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 5:39 PM Zero Powers <zero.powers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Any scenario that ultimately leaves judicial decisions in the hands of AI
> strikes me as dystopian. An unstated, yet integral, aspect of human notions
> of justice is the concept of empathy. Any adjudicative ruling made by an
> agent which has no ability to empathize with the parties and witnesses will
> never feel like justice to us, however sound the ruling might be.
> When the powers-that-be begin to delegate the adjudication of human civil
> disputes and, especially, criminal penalties to non-human agents, I believe
> many of us will be ready to enlist the services of Sarah and John Connor...
> On Thu, Oct 18, 2018 at 3:11 PM Henry Rivera <hrivera at alumni.virginia.edu>
>> I saw a movie recently where an AI judge type scenario was played out. It
>> was Chappie I think, and the AI/droid police are given much authority to
>> dispose of a case immediately upon apprehending the suspect. It left little
>> room for discussion of mitigating circumstances and the like. That’s just
>> one interpretation of how that could play out I realize.
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