Guruduth Banavar is an executive at IBM leading the team developing a new generation of cognitive systems — don’t call it artificial intelligence — known as Watson.
Do you think there should be a code of ethics for AI?
It is essential for technologists to be aware of and thinking about all of the ethical implications of their work every day. There’s always been this idea that when you have powerful technologies, at the end of the day it’s about how we put them to use. We should all be educated and constantly be thinking about it.