SMNR: Law and Policy of AI and Other Emerging Technologies

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FRI 10:30 am - 12:20 pm TNH 3.115


This writing seminar examines a broad range of legal and policy challenges posed by artificial intelligence and other emergent technologies. Topics covered will include: technology and privacy; robots and personhood; superintelligence; criminal and civil liability arising from emerging technologies; driverless cars; synthetic biology; post-humanism and the “Singularity” (cloning, biotech, prosthetics and other innovation); job loss and the “abundance society;” lethal autonomous weapons and drones. Paper required.

Textbooks ( * denotes required )

Artificial Intelligence: What Everyone Needs to Know *
Jerry Kaplan
Oxford , edition: 1st
ISBN: 978-0190602390
Robot Law *
Ryan Calo, et al
Edward Elgar Pub , edition: 1st
ISBN: 978-1783476725


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