ABC Radio episode on Artificial Intelligence, Ethics and Education

SoLAR Executive Board member Professor Simon Buckingham-Shum was recently interviewed by ABC Radio on the topic of artificial intelligence, ethics and education.

Listen to the full episode here https://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/futuretense/artificial-intelligence,-ethics-and-education/11654930

Episode Summary:

AI holds enormous potential for transforming the way we teach, says education technology expert Simon Buckingham Shum, but first we need to define what kind of education system we want.

Also, the head of the UK’s new Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation warns democratic governments that they urgently need an ethics and governance framework for emerging technologies.

And Cognizant’s Bret Greenstein on when it would be unethical not to use AI.

Guests

Roger Taylor – Chair of the UK Government’s Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation

Simon Buckingham Shum – Professor of Learning Informatics, University of Technology Sydney, leader of the Connected Intelligence Centre; co-founder and former Vice-President of the Society for Learning Analytics Research

Bret Greenstein – Senior Vice President and Global head of AI and Analytics, Cognizant

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