Brief of Center for Democracy and Technology and 6 Technologies as Amici Curiae in Support of Respondent
17 Feb 2023
CHAI’s Jonathan Stray joined with Brandie Nonnecke from Berkeley’s CITRIS Policy lab, the Center for Democracy and Technology, and other scholars to file a brief for the Supreme Court in an upcoming case called “Gonzalez vs. Google” that asks whether “targeted recommendations” should be protected under the same law that protects the “publishing” of third party content.
Fairness and Sequential Decision Making: Limits, Lessons, and Opportunities
31 Jan 2023
As automated decision making and decision assistance systems become common in everyday life, research on the prevention or mitigation of potential harms that arise from decisions made by these systems has proliferated.
Inner and Outer Alignment Decompose One Hard Problem Into Two Extremely Hard Problems
03 Jan 2023
One prevalent alignment strategy is to 1) capture “what we want” in a loss function to a very high degree, 2) use that loss function to train the AI, and 3) get the AI to exclusively care about optimizing that objective.
Trade Regulation Rule on Commercial Surveillance and Data Security Rulemaking
05 Dec 2022
They argue that today, regulators and policymakers focus on litigating isolated algorithmic harms, such as model bias or privacy violations. But this agenda neglects the persistent effects of AI systems on consumer populations.