Al-Rifaie on BBC

AISB Committee member and Research Fellow at Goldsmiths, University of London, Dr Mohammad Majid al-Rifaie was interviewed by the BBC (in Farsi) along with his colleague Mohammad Ali Javaheri Javid on the 6 November 2014. He was a...


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Rose wins the Loebne...

After 2 hours of judging at Bletchley Park, 'Rose' by Bruce Wilcox was declared the winner of the Loebner Prize 2014, held in conjunction with the AISB.  The event was well attended, film live by Sky News and the special guest jud...


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AISB Convention 2015

The AISB Convention is an annual conference covering the range of AI and Cognitive Science, organised by the Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour. The 2015 Convention will be held at the Uni...


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Yasemin Erden on BBC

AISB Committee member, and Philosophy Programme Director and Lecturer, Dr Yasemin J. Erden interviewed for the BBC on 29 October 2013. Speaking on the Today programme for BBC Radio 4, as well as the Business Report for BBC world N...


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Mark Bishop on BBC ...

Mark Bishop, Chair of the Study of Artificial Intelligence and the Simulation of Behaviour, appeared on Newsnight to discuss the ethics of ‘killer robots’. He was approached to give his view on a report raising questions on the et...


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AISB YouTube Channel

The AISB has launched a YouTube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube (http://www.youtube.com/user/AISBTube). The channel currently holds a number of videos from the AISB 2010 Convention. Videos include the AISB round t...


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AISB miscellaneous Bulletin Item

Book announcement: special Issue of 'Philosophy of Information and Information Ethics: Critical Reflections and the State of the Art"

http://www.springerlink.com/content/1388-1957

Ethics and Information Technology, Springer, has published a special issue in two numbers dedicated to Luciano Floridis Philosophy of Information and Information Ethics: Critical Reflections and the State of the Art, edited by Charles Ess. Volume 10, Numbers 2-3, 2008. EIT is the most important and influential, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the dialogue between moral philosophy and the field of information and communication technology. This is the first time it dedicates a special issue to a researchers achievements.
http://www.springerlink.com/content/1388-1957
The special issue comprises ten articles by some of the most important researchers in the area and a final reply by Floridi:
Charles Ess, Luciano Floridis philosophy of information and information ethics: Critical reflections and the state of the art
Bernd Carsten Stahl, Discourses on information ethics: The claim to universality
Philip Brey, Do we have moral duties towards information objects?
Frances S. Grodzinsky, Keith W. Miller and Marty J. Wolf, The ethics of designing artificial agents
Deborah G. Johnson and Keith W. Miller, Un-making artificial moral agents
Dan L. Burk, Information ethics and the law of data representations
Alison Adam, Ethics for things
Herman T. Tavani, Floridis ontological theory of informational privacy: Some implications and challenges
Rafael Capurro, On Floridis metaphysical foundation of information ecology
Soraj Hongladarom, Floridi and Spinoza on global information ethics
Luciano Floridi, Information Ethics: A Reappraisal (foreword to replies and replies, preprint freely available from http://www.philosophyofinformation.net/preprints/replies.pdf