Rethinking the AI Ethics Education Context

This essay was originally published as a section in the paper Blue Sky Ideas in Artificial Intelligence Education from the EAAI'17 New and Future AI Educator Program by Eaton et al. Ethics, the moral principles that govern a person's or group's behavior, cannot be incorporated into a curriculum around artificial intelligence (AI) without a systematic revision of the surrounding context within…
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"I really want to make a game out of it."

This morning, I followed my usual routine of consuming a significant amount of information before officially beginning the day; it's the email-Twitter-news cycle that I've so gotten used to (and which I am trying to curtail). I ran across this tweet by Robert Yang that gave me pause: The tweet in question itself quotes a tweet referring to a news article by The Atlantic on a Japanese company…
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Join the Lab!

I am (always) seeking motivated, curious, and dedicated students to join the Laboratory for Quantitative Experience Design, my research laboratory at the University of Utah! My areas of interest are computational psychology, artificial intelligence, game design, and interactive narrative. Please view the projects page to see specific examples of the kind of work I am interested in pursuing. My…
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