What should we do about the algorithmic amplification of disinformation?

“Ethical Markets recommends this round-up of articles by the Columbia Journalism Review on the need to address the weaponizing of algorithms on social media platforms, to addict users though “engagement” and “recommendation”, which work to rapidly circulate falsehoods, conspiracy theories, death threats, hate speech — all to drive profits in …

Dear President Biden: By Mitchell J. Rabin

“Commonsense from our esteemed Advisory Board member, Mitchell J. Rabin, regarding expanding President  Biden’s Covid-19  Advisory group’s approach beyond the current single-minded approach on vaccines.   I can only add my own earlier retrospective view in my, “Let’s Restart America: Free Daily Test Now!” , reporting the research and development, at last …

Algorithms are pushing society toward catastrophe, says Apple CEO

“Ethical Markets compliments Tim Cook for his honesty!  See my “Can AI Algorithms Ever Be Ethical” going live Feb 4 on www.wsimag.com   Apple CEO sounds warning of algorithms pushing society towards catastrophe Tim Cook says there will be consequences to having ‘rampant disinformation and conspiracy theories juiced by algorithms’. …

You cannot have AI ethics without ethics-By Dave Lauer

“Ethical Markets is proud to post this important article “You Cannot Have AI Ethics without Ethics“ by our distinguished Advisory Board member,  Dave Lauer, CEO, Urvin.AI.  Dave’s expertise in big data analytics in financial services now digs deeper into how best to monitor and hold algorithms and their designers accountable. …

MLK Weekend of Service: Building Beloved Community Convergence

WE – A global  campaign of We, The World to unite and amplify the efforts of people, organizations and movements working for the common good WE.net Compassion Games Presents MLK Weekend of Service: Building Beloved Community Convergence January 15-18, 2021 Starting Jan. 15th at 12 Noon Eastern Time https://www.compassiongames.org/MLKconvergence EVENT …

Hari Sreenivasan talks to Roger McNamee, “Why platforms must pay for their role in last week’s riots on Capitol Hill”.

“Ethical Markets highly recommends this podcast with Roger McNamee, author of “Zucked: Waking Up To The Facebook Catastrophe”, 2019 on the culpability for the insurrection in the USA of Facebook (in which he is still a major investor), as well as Google, YouTube, Twitter, Instagram, and other advertising-driven profit-maximizing social …

Jane Fonda Keynotes UN Global Leadership Conference

Wednesday, December 16, 2020 – 7:30pm NEWSROOM: Ethical Markets “Ethical Markets is proud to co-sponsor with our partner the World Academy of Art & Science along with UNOG, UNCTAD honoring the UN’s 75th Anniversary from the Palais des Nations, Geneva — all online December 15-16, 2020. Watch this video of JANE FONDA’s speech here.  …