No, AI is not for social good

  • “These realities of AI seem at odds with it being a tool for social good.
  • So, when working for “the good,” we must ask a few questions: Which good and for whom? Is it only AI that can do this good?
  • That said, the solution is not to avoid the inherently political discussion of how to define “good” but to embrace these discussions and to have a say in how technology and large corporations impact our lives.”

Jared Moore is an ethics advisor and lecturer at the University of Washington (UW) School of Computer Science and technical program manager at

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