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A Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

A Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

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Publication Date: February 23rd, 2021
The MIT Press
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A concise but informative overview of AI ethics and policy.

Artificial intelligence, or AI for short, has generated a staggering amount of hype in the past several years. Is it the game-changer it's been cracked up to be? If so, how is it changing the game? How is it likely to affect us as customers, tenants, aspiring home-owners, students, educators, patients, clients, prison inmates, members of ethnic and sexual minorities, voters in liberal democracies? This book offers a concise overview of moral, political, legal and economic implications of AI. It covers the basics of AI's latest permutation, machine learning, and considers issues including transparency, bias, liability, privacy, and regulation.

About the Author

John Zerilli is a Research Fellow at the Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence in the University of Cambridge and from 2021 will be a Leverhulme Trust Fellow at the University of Oxford.

Praise for A Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence

"A Citizen’s Guide to Artificial Intelligence is a text that ought to be read widely. The book’s subject matter is highly relevant and it provokes many probing questions that deserve further consideration on the part of the reader and broader society. [ . . . ] It’s a book that one could recommend to any individual without feeling guilty about sharing an overly complex topic. Zerilli et al. are exemplary in the clarity of their explanations of AI and its influence on society."—London School of Economics blog