AI Engineers Must Open Their Designs to Democratic Control

April 16, 2018
Hertz Staff

In a column for the American Civil Liberties Union, Joi Ito, director of the MIT Media Lab, argues that citizens need more control and input over the scientific and technological advances that will affect their communities. He praises Hertz Fellow and MIT professor Kevin Esvelt for providing exacly this transparency in his work genetically engineering disease-resistant mice on Martha's Vineyard and Nantucket.

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