Asaf Tzachor, Jess Whittlestone, Lalitha Sundaram & Seán Ó hÉigeartaigh, Artificial intelligence in a crisis needs ethics with urgency. Nature Machine Intelligence. 22 June 2020
Artificial intelligence tools can help save lives in a pandemic. However, the need to implement technological solutions rapidly raises challenging ethical issues. We need new approaches for ethics with urgency, to ensure AI can be safely and beneficially used in the COVID-19 response and beyond.