The Singapore government is convening a council to advise it on the ethical use of artificial intelligence (AI) and data.

Fairness, transparency and the ability to explain an AI (Artificial Intelligence)’s decision – These questions would keep a new council occupied as experts here work on ensuring alignment of AI and ethics.

A council has been convened by the Singapore government to advise it on the ethical use of AI and data.

Incidentally, government think-tank NITI Aayog in India, too, has come up with a 115-page paper titled ‘National Strategy for Artificial Intelligence’ where it discusses building capabilities to a level where India becomes AI provider for 40 per cent of the world.

AI and Ethics? Well, there is a reason Google removed ‘Do not be evil’ clause from its code of conduct a few days back.