Robocops and Superhumans: Ethical Dilemmas of Frontier Technology – Interview with Uthman Ali, Senior Product Analyst at BP

In this interview, we spoke with Uthman Ali, AI Ethics Expert and Senior Product Analyst at BP. Uthman founded the company’s first Digital Ethics Center of Excellence and advised AI startups on regulatory navigation. He partnered with academic institutions to research emerging ethical issues in frontier technologies. Uthman is a frequent speaker on AI ethics, sits on the advisory board of Oxethica, and has published influential papers with organizations like the IEEE, World Economic Forum, and MIT. This interview explores AI, robotics, and human augmentation advancements, addressing overlooked aspects and the balance between hype and realistic expectations for the next 5 to 10 years. We discuss ethical risks, societal preparation, equitable access, and the evolving role of human workers. Additionally, we emphasize fostering international cooperation in developing ethical guidelines. We also stress integrating technologies through public education and envisioning a future where innovation upholds ethical standards and societal well-being.

Moreover, Uthman will be presenting as a keynote at the upcoming Data Innovation Summit 2024. Get ready for his thought-provoking presentation titled “Robocops and Superhumans: Navigating the Ethical Maze of Frontier Technology!”

Add comment