Our Op-Ed in the Boston Globe: Beware corporate 'machinewashing' of AI


In this article, my colleagues Nick Obradovich, Bill Powers, Manuel Cebrian and I argue for the possibility of a moral hazard in the way corporations deal with risks from AI on society. It may be tempting for corporations to use cheap public relations tactics, than to address some of the challenges at the core. Similar to ‘greenwashing’ practiced by companies that caused environmental damage, we dub this new possibility ‘machinewashing’. The solution? Independent oversight. Read the article here.