The Ethics of Sustainability for Artificial Intelligence

Owe, Andrea and Baum, Seth (2021) The Ethics of Sustainability for Artificial Intelligence. In: CAIP 2021, 20-24 November 2021, Bologna, Italy.

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Abstract

Sustainability is widely considered a good thing and is therefore a matter of ethical significance. This paper analyzes the ethical dimensions of existing work on AI and sustainability, finding that most of it is focused on sustaining the environment for human benefit. The paper calls for sustainability that is not human-centric and that extends into the distant future, especially for advanced future AI as a technology that can advance expansion beyond Earth.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Uncontrolled Keywords: artificial intelligence sustainability ethics anthropocentrism ecocentrism long-term optimization
Subjects: T Technology > T Technology (General)
Depositing User: EAI Editor IV
Date Deposited: 12 Jan 2022 11:08
Last Modified: 12 Jan 2022 11:08
URI: https://eprints.eudl.eu/id/eprint/9596

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