Algorithm charts moral culture in 100k dilemmas

The ANU School of Computing recently teamed with the ANU School of Philosophy to apply computational social science to 100k threads debating moral dilemmas on Reddit, a step toward endowing artificial intelligence with moral reasoning abilities.

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Algorithm charts moral culture in 100k dilemmas »

Should we sacrifice the life of one person to save the lives of five others? 

Computational social science: As a step toward endowing artificial intelligence with moral reasoning capabilities, Josh Nguyen and a team of ANU experts analysed 100,000 threads from the popular web forum Reddit.

Computational social science: As a step toward endowing artificial intelligence with moral reasoning capabilities, Josh Nguyen and a team of ANU experts analysed 100,000 threads from the popular web forum Reddit.

 

 

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