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Tech Me Out: 

Our podcast series "Tech Me Out" feature world-leading scholars who discuss the challenges that technology poses for the rule of law. 

You can listen to this podcast on your favourite apps: Google podcastsSpotify, and Player FM

List of episodes

Episode 1: “Moral AI and the mathematical formula for happiness

- In conversation with Wendell Wallach (Yale Law School & Hastings Centre)


For this episode I am joined by Wendell Wallach, an internationally recognised authority in AI ethics and the author of “Moral Machines” and “A Dangerous Master”. Wendell is an ethicist at Yale University's Interdisciplinary Center for Bioethics, and a senior advisor to the Hastings Center, and together we discuss on moral reasoning, algorithmic accountability and … the quest for a mathematical formula to maximise happiness.

Episode 2: “Electronic persons, robotic cleaners and the new digital underclass

- In conversation with Andrew Murray (London School of Economics)

This episode has it all: misbehaving Roombas, Alexa as part of the new digital underclass and “androids dreaming of electric sheep” and personhood. Our guest speaker for this episode is Prof Andrew Murray (London School of Economics), a leading scholar of information Technology Law, a Fellow of the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce (FRSA) and the author of Information Technology Law: The Law and Society.

Featured material: Amodei et al, 2016 and European Parliament resolution of 16 February 2017 with recommendations to the Commission on Civil Law Rules on Robotics (2015/2103(INL)

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