Artificial Intelligence and Human Values

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https://twitter.com/alexstamos/status/916697104197627904 This recent tweet by Facebook's security chief Alex Stamos stimulated my thinking about literature reading of Silicon Valley executives and importance of humanities education to the tech students. Stamos argues here that his company should not become "Ministry of Truth" (the propaganda machine in Orwell's 1984) by running algorithms on deciding what is truth and what is propaganda or fake news. An analogy from Orwellian classic helped Stamos explain a complex evil scenario in simple terms. But is the role of cultural literacy limited to simplifying otherwise complex scenarios? No, if culture is defined by the values of its practitione
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Devji Chhanga

I teach computer science at university of Kutch since 2011, Kutch is the western most district of India. At iDevji, I share tech stories that excite me. You will love reading the blog if you too believe in the disruptive power of technology. Some stories are purely technical while others can involve empathetical approach to problem solving using technology.

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Devji Chhanga

I teach computer science at university of Kutch since 2011, Kutch is the western most district of India. At iDevji, I share tech stories that excite me. You will love reading the blog if you too believe in the disruptive power of technology. Some stories are purely technical while others can involve empathetical approach to problem solving using technology.

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