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Merve Hickok: Artificial Intelligence Has the Power to Undermine Human Rights

April 13, 2023


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5-15 mins
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Artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming increasingly popular, but did you know AI can have a possible negative impact on human rights? Merve Hickok, a PhD student at the University of Michigan School of Information, conducted research on this phenomenon and her research supports the idea that AI systems, when not effectively regulated, perpetuate biases and discrimination. Hickok calls for Congress to step in and ensure that AI systems are developed in ethical, transparent ways that promote human rights.

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