Regulating Artificial Intelligence: How to Control the Unexplainable

Date(s) - 04/12/18
5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Chicago Matter

Hosted by
Graham School

Regulating Artificial Intelligence: How to Control the Unexplainable

Graham School

  – 08:00 PM

The technologies we broadly call “AI” are changing industries, from finance to advertising, medicine and logistics. But the biggest hurdle to the adoption of artificial intelligence lies in how well this so-called black box technology can be governed and controlled. This talk will suggest a framework for how artificial intelligence can be created, tested, and deployed ethically—and how its benefits can be harnessed fully in medicine and beyond.

Speaker Bio

Andrew Burt is chief privacy officer and legal engineer at Immuta, the world’s leading data management platform for data science. He is also a visiting fellow at Yale Law School’s Information Society Project.

Previously, Andrew served as special advisor for policy to the head of the FBI Cyber Division, where he served as lead author on the FBI’s after action report for the 2014 attack on Sony. Andrew has published articles on technology, history, and law in the New York Times, the Financial Times, The Atlantic, the Los Angeles Times, and the Yale Journal of International Affairs, among others. His book, American Hysteria: The Untold Story of Mass Political Extremism in the United States (Lyons Press, 2015), was called “a must read book dealing with a topic few want to tackle” by Nobel laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

Andrew holds a JD from Yale Law School and a BA from McGill University. He is a term-member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Washington, DC and Virginia State Bars, and a Global Information Assurance Certified (GIAC) cyber incident response handler.


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