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Re: World AI Governance Body

From: David McDonell <david@iconicloud.com>
Date: Fri, 12 Jul 2019 09:02:19 -0400
Message-ID: <CAHkDNTC-PRM16_yL+8v889ySFdnD2M07zJVRqNsTcOoA1CtX0w@mail.gmail.com>
To: Adam Sobieski <adamsobieski@hotmail.com>
Cc: "Bradwell (US), Prachant" <prachant.bradwell@boeing.com>, "semantic-web@w3.org" <semantic-web@w3.org>
Here’s an organization that might be receptive/helpful:

https://www.turing.ac.uk/about-us

Peer entities could then form the basis of a consortium with the vision and
mission outlined previously.

Just a thought.
—David

On Fri, Jul 12, 2019 at 12:38 AM Adam Sobieski <adamsobieski@hotmail.com>
wrote:

> Prachant Bradwell,
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> Also for purposes of discussion:
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> 4. What do you think about a consortium model, e.g. an international *Artificial
> Intelligence Data Consortium*, perhaps improving upon the *Linguistic
> Data Consortium* model (https://www.ldc.upenn.edu/about)?
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> Best regards,
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> Adam Sobieski
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> *From:* Adam Sobieski <adamsobieski@hotmail.com>
> *Sent:* Friday, July 5, 2019 6:36:24 PM
> *To:* Bradwell (US), Prachant; semantic-web@w3.org
> *Subject:* RE: World AI Governance Body
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> Prachant Bradwell,
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> Interesting ideas. Some points for discussion:
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>    1. Why would or should scientists choose to defer to the voting
>    results of an intranational or international supermajority of participants?
>       1. Historical opinions to consider include those of James Madison.
>    2. Instead of voting-based systems, what about argumentation-based
>    systems and other group reasoning and group decision-making systems (see:
>    [1], [2])?
>    3. What do you think about democratizing and/or crowdsourcing content
>    for portions of artificial intelligence textbooks and courses, e.g.
>    portions discussing comparative ethical standards pertaining to artificial
>    intelligence (see: [3])?
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> Best regards,
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> Adam Sobieski
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> [1] Klein, Mark. "Achieving collective intelligence via large-scale
> on-line argumentation." In Second International Conference on Internet and
> Web Applications and Services (ICIW'07), pp. 58-58. IEEE, 2007.
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> [2] Carrascosa, Iván Palomares. Large Group Decision Making: Creating
> Decision Support Approaches at Scale. Springer, 2018.
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> [3] Russell, Stuart J., and Peter Norvig. Artificial intelligence: a
> modern approach. Malaysia; Pearson Education Limited,, 2016.
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> *From:* Bradwell (US), Prachant <prachant.bradwell@boeing.com>
> *Sent:* Friday, July 5, 2019 4:30:30 PM
> *To:* semantic-web@w3.org
> *Subject:* World AI Governance Body
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> Hi all,
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> What if there was a world governance body (e.g. UN, World Economic Forum,
> etc.)  which enables voting for “high value data opportunities” that
> AI/linked data can be used to solve significant world problems.
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> The voting system would work similar to Reddit, in which designated voters
> can “upvote” or “downvote” a high value opportunity. This would be the
> mechanism for prioritization. The highest scores would receive the top
> priority.
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> Those opportunities which receive 0 or fewer would not be actionable until
> further review.
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> This could create work for nonprofits, private, and public entities
> through competition and/or collaboration, enabling quick development of
> solutions.
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> This could enable us to prioritize and attack key issues such as climate
> change with advanced technologies on a world stage.
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> Last, policy for this voting body would require a supermajority vote;
> which would in my opinion help enable truly global ethical decisions.
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> Thoughts?
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> Sent from my iPhone
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