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CHIFOO Event: Ethics In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence

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MODA Tower

601 SW Second Ave · Portland, OR

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NOTE NEW LOCATION! CHIFOO has had a last minute change. We are meeting on the 11 th floor MODA in downtown Portland, just south of the Morrison Bridge on 2nd. We will see you there!

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Details

CHIFOO presents "Ethics In The Age Of Artificial Intelligence" with Cennydd Bowles, Cennydd Ltd!

We mistakenly believe that technology is neutral; that inert objects cannot have moral characteristics. And so we make embarrassing blunders – racist chatbots, manipulative research, privacy violations – that undermine trust and harm those we should help.

This is a dangerous trajectory. We urgently need a deeper ethical dialogue about emerging technology, and interaction design's role within it. This session, informed by many months of ongoing research, will discuss:

Why companies make poor ethical decisions,
The development of ethical thinking in other morally-charged disciplines,
Methods of engaging users in the ethics of emerging technology,
Ways for designers to engage positively and affect ethical outcomes, so that design decisions benefit not only ourselves but our wider communities and the world at large.

About The Speaker
Cennydd Bowles' (@Cennydd) biography will be published shortly.

CHIFOO is celebrating its 25th anniversary all year long! Come join CHIFOO for our ninth speaker event for 2018's theme "Do the Right Thing- HCI Ethics: Where Do We Start?".

http://bit.ly/2CgJeYP CHIFOO Meeting Details
5:30 - 6:30: CHIFOOd and Registration: Please join us before the meeting to enjoy dinner and networking at New Relic, 111 SW 5th Ave, 27th Floor. Food and beverages will be available for $5. Registration for the meeting will begin at 6:00.

6:30 - 8:00: CHIFOO program starts at 6:30pm.

This meeting is free for CHIFOO Members & $5.00 for non-CHIFOO Members. Become a member today at chifoo.org. Raffle Tickets are $1.00 for two (available at door during Registration).

Please note: CHIFOO wants to make sure that each meeting is a great experience for everyone. If you need an accommodation to help you better enjoy CHIFOO meetings and events please let our CHIFOO Programs Chair know how we can help a few days prior to CHIFOO event.