5 Must-Read Books on AI Ethics

Unpacking the Philosophical, Ethical, and Socioeconomic Dimensions of Artificial Intelligence

  1. “AI: Its Nature and Future” by Margaret Boden

    The book reviews both the philosophical and technological challenges of AI. It also ponders whether programs could be intelligent, creative, or conscious and highlights how AI helps us appreciate human and animal minds. → Read more

  2. “AI Ethics” by Mark Coeckelbergh

    Moving beyond the unrealistic hype of artificial intelligence, a practical and accessible analysis explores the ethics surrounding AI. This analysis ensures that all concerns are addressed thoughtfully. → Read more

  3. “The Costs of Connection: How Data Is Colonizing Human Life and Appropriating It for Capitalism“ by Nick Couldry and Ulises Mejias

    Our data is used to generate profit for corporations, mirroring historic appropriation through land and resources. This new social order must be challenged by decolonizing the internet and freeing our desire for connection. → Read more

  4. “Design Justice: Community-Led Practices to Build the Worlds We Need“ by Sasha Costanza-Chock

    An exploration of how design might be led by marginalized communities, dismantle structural inequality, and advance collective liberation and ecological survival. → Read more

  5. “Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence“ by Kate Crawford

    Drawing on over a decade of research, Kate Crawford reveals how AI is a technology of extraction fueling undemocratic governance and increased inequity. This book provides a material and political perspective on what it takes to make AI. → Read more

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