Mar 4, 2020 • 28M

Ep. 02: Another paradox: this time, explainability.

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Episode details

In this episode, we dive into the paradox of autonomy. Some of the topics we explore include:

  • Why are there so many paradoxical observations in AI?

  • What is the autonomy paradox?

  • Is there any way that giving up more information can be autonomy-enhancing?

  • What are principal reason and counter-factual explanations?

  • How can we deal with the autonomy paradox through AI UX design?

For further reading, check out the most recent Artificiality article, the research paper we reference and the Buzzfeed article on Clearview AI.

Special thanks to our friend, Jonathan Coulton, for our theme music.