AI Lie Detection in the Global South

Dovetail Labs Researcher Renata Barreto published an essay on Medium outlining emerging AI lie detection technology that is being deployed by governments and corporations around the world, without addressing the underlying ethical implications and challenges.

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Igor Rubinov
Rethinking Chinese AI in Africa

Dovetail Labs Researcher Renata Barreto has published an essay on the DTL Medium channel asking how the growing role of China will influence the development of artificial intelligence in Africa and, crucially, how the discourse around Africa-China relations augers a potentially new form of Orientalism.

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Igor Rubinov
Structural Risks of Artificial Intelligence

Modern ethics discourse on artificial intelligence has tended to focus on rather constrained categories of harms. Specifically, it tends to focus on mistakes and accidents. In doing so, this discourse focuses on the immediate uses of AI and neglects to consider the structural risks of AI. AI research could benefit from forms of institutional review and take social science expertise into account.

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Igor Rubinov
Constellation Thinking

At Dovetail Labs, we have developed a strategy we call Constellation Thinking™ for analyzing interactions be- tween technology, culture, and ethics. Combining on-the-ground ethnographic study with structured theoretical reflection, we examine connections between people, places, and practices.

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Igor Rubinov