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Good in the Machine - a film that asks how can we make ‘good’ AI, what does it mean for a machine to be ethical, and how can we use AI ethically

Uploaded by RRI Tools on 13 September 2018

  • Made by Dr Beth Singler (Faraday Institute for Science and Religion, St Edmunds College, Cambridge, and the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge).
  • Written & Directed by Colin Ramsay & James Uren.
  • A Little Dragon Films Production. Co-funded by the Faraday Institute, ARM, and the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence.

Good in the Machine tells the story of the current AI revolution and the impact such powerful applications are having on society. It tackles the intricate challenge of how we develop thinking machines to behave ethically and try to inbue them with our shared human values.

The film features insights from top thinkers in the field - Nick Bostrom, Zoubin Gharahmani, and many others. Good in the Machine is aimed at tech-savvy general public who care about what happens to society as we question human identity in an age of nearly human machines.

Third in a quartet of short documentary films (Rise of the Thinking Machines) made with Cambridge University and international experts discussing topical issues within the field of artificial intelligence. Other films in the series are:

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