AI’s Contradiction: King’s Radical Revolution in Values

by · Jul 17, 2020 · 49 views ·

ICML 2020

Dr. King called for a radical revolution of values in 1967. He understood that if we did not "begin the shift from a thing-oriented society to a person-oriented society," and prioritize people over machines, computers and profit motives, we would be unable to undo the harms of racism, extreme materialism, and militarism. If we were to take Dr. King's challenge seriously today, how might we deepen our questions, intervene in harmful technologies and slow down innovation for innovation's sake?