On Sunday, November 28, 2021, at 1 p.m. U.S. Pacific Time, 4 p.m. U.S. Eastern Time, the U.S. Transhumanist Party invites Nell Watson to discuss the ethics of human augmentation and artificial intelligence, particularly in light of recent world events, as well as approaches for overcoming polarization in contemporary societies.
Eleanor ‘Nell’ Watson is an interdisciplinary researcher in emerging technologies such as machine vision and A.I. ethics. Her work primarily focuses on protecting human rights and putting ethics, safety, and the values of the human spirit into technologies such as Artificial Intelligence.
Nell serves as Chair & Vice-Chair respectively of the IEEE’s ECPAIS Transparency Experts Focus Group, and P7001 Transparency of Autonomous Systems committee on A.I. Ethics & Safety, engineering credit-score-like mechanisms into A.I. to help safeguard algorithmic trust.
She also chairs EthicsNet.org - https://www.ethicsnet.org/ - a community teaching prosocial behaviors to machines, CulturalPeace.org - https://www.culturalpeace.org/ - crafting Geneva Conventions-style rules for cultural conflict, Endohazard.org - https://www.endohazard.org/ - a hazard symbol project for informing consumers of endocrine disruptors, and Pacha.org - https://www.pacha.org/ - connecting a network of service providers to help enable the automated accounting of externalities (shifted costs) such as pollution.
Visit Nell Watson’s website at https://www.nellwatson.com/.
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