Illustration: Pascal Tieman
Who is liable for accidents involving self-driving cars? How should a robot behave towards children and people in need of care? To what extent should we allow smart algorithms to make political choices?
Artificial intelligence (AI) is developing at a rapid pace, and more and more people will be affected by it in their daily lives. That is why the focus of attention within Eindhoven’s AI institute EAISI doesn’t lie exclusively with matters of technology. Cursor spoke to EAISI’s quartermaster Wijnand IJsselsteijn, professor in the philosophy of technology Vincent Müller, and young researchers of the Social Robotics Lab about the human and moral implications of artificial intelligence.