The Promises and Perils of Artificial Intelligence: Why Human Rights and the Rule of Law Matter

Yuan Stevens
Sep 5, 2017 · 15 min read

The Ubiquity of AI & the Possibility of a Different World

Mapping the Issues: The Broad Scope of AI

Drawing by Santiago Ramón y Cajal (1899) of neurons in the pigeon cerebellum, public domain

Mapping the Issues: Why AI is Different

AI Standing in For Us

FANUC R-2000iB series robot by Mixabest, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license

The Nudging of AI

By Daniel Bone, licensed under Creative Commons CC0 license

Techno-Regulation: A Problem for the Rule of Law

The Neutral Face emoji, approved as part of Unicode 6.0 in 2010 and added to Emoji 1.0 in 2015

Technology and Law in a Constitutional Democracy

By Nick Youngson, licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Unported license
Depiction of a car’s crumple zone, public domain

Conclusion: The Possibility of a Different World


Yuan Stevens

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You-anne. Legal researcher, tinkerer, writer. Thinking lots these days about bug bounty programs & the intersection of AI + security 🤖 ✨

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