Our Algorithms are Biased

“Ethical Markets has also explored these issues of biased algorithms  in our recent articles: “Let’s Teach Humans …Before We Teach Machines“ and “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the Digital Age“ (at www.ethicalmarkets.com). Hazel Henderson, Editor“   Our Algorithms are Biased By Miriam McKinney For almost a year, our team …

The B Team-Latest Updates

Photo by World Economic Forum/Mattias Nutt A Note from B Team CEO Halla Tómasdóttir Last week I traveled to Davos, Switzerland for the World Economic Forum’s Annual Meeting. I was frankly unsure if this was a good venue for The B Team to B. I struggle to believe that real …

The Millennium Project for Future Day March 1st

For those who might like a 3 minute video introduction to The Millennium Project for Future Day March 1st, attached is a short overview I gave at the recent World Academy of Art and Science meeting at the World Bank

New Scientist: “Call AI By a Better Name”

“Ethical Markets agrees with New Scientist!  I proposed re-naming so-called “AI” (which is just an advertising slogan):  “Human -Trained Machine Learning”, because there’s nothing artificial about it!  See my  “Let’s Teach Humans…Before We Teach Machines”. Also  see my “The Idiocy of Things “ and  “The Future of Democracy Challenged in the …

How Artificial Intelligence Is Reshaping Repression

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this article “The Road to  Digital Unfreedom” from the Carnegie Endowment, which documents the current use of digital surveillance by autocratic regimes, facilitated by the dangers of mis-use of human-trained machine intelligence (so-called AI) now tracking individuals and groups. Dictatorships are using  big data collection schemes, …

Good News from the Schumacher Center!

“Ethical Markets and Library welcomes all the new initiatives at our partner, Schumacher Center and Library! ~Hazel Henderson, Editor“     Enclosed is Greg Watson’s wonderful drawing of the “big room” upstairs at the Schumacher Center’s Library. Strolling through, Bob Swann is smiling to see all the eager young researchers …

Building Community Wealth in 2019

Dear Colleague, As 2018 comes to a close, I find myself reflecting on two incredible statistics. The first is that US life expectancy has dropped for the third year in a row, the longest sustained decline since World War I; and the second is that in order to avoid climate …

The Daily 202: Russian efforts to manipulate African Americans

Russian efforts to manipulate African Americans show sophistication of disinformation campaign “Woke Blacks” is one of the fake Facebook personas created by the Internet Research Agency to interfere with the 2016 presidential election. The page encouraged African Americans not to vote. (Jon Elswick/AP)   BY JAMES HOHMANN with Joanie Greve …

Mini Trip: Seoul, Korea

  Mini Trip: Seoul, Korea   The Korean Ministry of Culture and Tourism and Korean Creative Content Agency brought me to Seoul to keynote their conference about Future Media Contents and Platforms. I spoke about the need for international governance and standards for artificial narrow intelligence’s evolution to artificial general …