Should AI be designed to save us from ourselves?

Myanna Lahsen*

*Corresponding author for this work

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The environment is being destroyed at alarming rates, undermining prospects of reconciling human wellbeing and development and respect for planetary boundaries [1]. Even a thirty percent increase in global action towards goals already en - shrined in international agreements on environment, trade and development would not achieve widely shared sustainability goals without transgressing planetary boundaries [1]. In short, existing institutions are not steering us safely towards environmental sustainability and the common good.
Original languageEnglish
Article number2991502
Pages (from-to)60-67
Number of pages8
JournalIEEE Technology and Society Magazine
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - 23 Jun 2020


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