Why We Need A New, Algorithmic Social Contract

Iyad Rahwan

How can we reap the benefits of Artificial Intelligence while minimizing the risks it poses to society? Iyad Rahwan, Associate Professor at the MIT Media Lab, explores how regulating machines is similar to, and different from, regulating humans. He then explores how to put society in-the-loop of intelligent machines.

Iyad Rahwan

Iyad Rahwan is the AT&T Career Development Professor and an Associate Professor of Media Arts & Scienes at the MIT Media Lab, where he heads the Scalable Cooperation group. His previous position at Masdar Institute, an Abu Dhabi-based researched University established in cooperation with MIT, brought his focus to Artificial Intelligence. Iyad’s work has been featured in the New York Times, The Economist, the Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post, among many others.
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