Establishing the rules for building trustworthy AI

The European Commission’s report ‘Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI’ provides a clear benchmark to evaluate the responsible development of AI systems, and facilitates international support for AI solutions that are good for humanity and the environment, says Luciano Floridi.

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Fig. 1: The seven ethical principles grounding the EU ‘Ethics guidelines for trustworthy AI’.


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L.F. is a member of the High-Level Expert Group (HLEG). Some of his research on the ethical impact of automation and algorithms has been funded by academic grants from the UK Research Council, the EU and Google Europe (also a member of the HLEG).

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Floridi, L. Establishing the rules for building trustworthy AI. Nat Mach Intell 1, 261–262 (2019).

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