Thursday, 23 June 2022 09:41

This Week in Tech with Jeanne Destro-6-24-22: Ethical Machines

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Self driving cars that cause accidents, privacy stealing data collection, and gender-biased hiring decisions.

These are all examples of Artificial Intelligence not working as intended, and causing real world financial and reputational damage the companies that used it. So how can AI be harnessed and harnessed and handled properly, and ethically?

That's the topic of our conversation today with Author, Reid Blackman, who wrote the new book, Ethical Machines: Your Concise Guide to Totally Unbiased, Transparent, and Respectful AI.

Reid Blackman author

Author, Reid Blackman


Reid Blackman, Ph.D., is the author of the book Ethical Machines (Harvard Business Review Press, July 2022) and Founder and CEO of Virtue, an AI ethical risk consultancy. He has also been a Senior Advisor to the Deloitte AI Institute, a Founding Member of Ernst & Young’s AI Advisory Board, and volunteers as the Chief Ethics Officer to the non-profit Government Blockchain Association.

Reid’s expertise is relied upon by Fortune 500 and Global 1000 companies to speak to and educate their people and to guide them as they create and scale AI ethical risk programs. Learn more at


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