Ethical Issues on Utilization of AI, Robotics and Automation Technologies

Asian Journal of Humanity, Art and Literature

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Title Ethical Issues on Utilization of AI, Robotics and Automation Technologies
Creator Khan, Wahiduzzaman
Fadziso, Takudzwa
Subject Artificial Intelligence
technological singularity
Description The fast technological advancements in machine intelligence and automation may also arrive with risks and some negative effects on employees, firms, and society at large. Currently, both end-users, scientists, and practitioners have acknowledged the need for machine assistance and also welcome consideration for a robust ethical strategy that will allow a safe application and usage of improved technologies. Artificial Intelligence related ethics has been presented and considered from various standpoints and views. This paper furthers on the subject. Potential ethical issues are envisaged in the area of machine end-user perceptions, privacy, accountability, and the robot/ human rights, design of ethical machines, and technological singularity. It, therefore, possesses the question. What are the current ethical issues with the use of machines? The study adopted a quantitative and qualitative approach to drawing conclusions from the thematic and descriptive analysis. The result shows that majority of the respondents were males 46 (65.7%) while 24(34.3%) were females. They are mainly literates/ Majority 49(70%) are from the private firm and come majorly from the Asian continent. The majority of the respondents view that ethical consideration is necessary for machine and automation design, the machine-human relationship should be improved. Their privacy should be instituted while they consider technology singularity as a severe issue and desire the creation of ethical machines. Following this result, the study documents policy recommendations.
Publisher i-Proclaim
Date 2020-12-01
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
Format application/pdf
Source Asian Journal of Humanity, Art and Literature; Vol. 7 No. 2 (2020): July - December Issue; 79-90
Language eng
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Wahiduzzaman Khan, Takudzwa Fadziso

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