Yet over the last few years, the AI hype machine has started to falter, and the mystique surrounding AI has waned. That doesn’t mean the technology will go away, far from it. However our understanding of it, and more importantly our relationship with it, is starting to evolve substantially.
The rash of ethical takes on AI and the thought leadership industry flourishing around it, is, if anything, helping to accelerate the development of AI. As a cobra effect, AI ethics are not making AI ethical, and may even be encouraging the AI industry to be more unethical.