The release of the European Union’s proposed regulation for AI started the conversation in earnest. AI (whatever that is) is creeping into every marketing pitch and every bit of commercial software. The consequences of badly wrought intelligent tools is not theoretical. The damage AI can inflict ranges from badly targeted advertising to life damaging decisions about credit, employment, advancement, incarceration, access to healthcare, and human rights.
Meanwhile, the Silicon Valley business ethic, exemplified by Uber, is to knowingly step outside the law, wait for enforcement to arrive, and drag it out in court. You can see it at work in