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June 2021

Putting the AI into Building Back fAIrer

1Understanding the societal trajectory induced by AI, and anticipating its directions so that we might apply it for achieving equity, is a sociological, ethical, legal, cultural, generational, educational, and political problem.

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AI vs “AI”: Synthetic Minds or Speech Acts
Peter R. Lewis, Stephen Marsh, Jeremy Pitt  
Book Review
Eric P. Wenaas  
Book Review
Electric Light: An Architectural History
A. David Wunsch  
Vaccines, Public Health, and the Law
Johnna Wallace  
Covid-19 in Conversations
Louise Gordon  
Some Ethical, Legal, and Social Dimensions of Pandemic Response Technology
Shuangge Wen, Mariarosaria Taddeo, Jeremy Pitt  
Blended Learning: New Prospects for International Higher Education
Shidong Wang, Hua Sun, Fang Wang, Lynn Robson  
Last Word
Reflection for a More Equitable World Post-Pandemic
Christine Perakslis  


A Wide Human-Rights Approach to Artificial Intelligence Regulation in Europe
Jesús Salgado-Criado and Celia Fernández-Aller
* Refereed Article
AI Ethics for Sustainable Development Goals
Aníbal Monasterio Astobiza, Mario Toboso, Manuel Aparicio, and Daniel López
* Refereed Article
Bias and Discrimination in AI: A Cross-Disciplinary Perspective
Xavier Ferrer, Tom van Nuenen, Jose M. Such, Mark Coté, and Natalia Criado
* Refereed Article
Explaining the Principles to Practices Gap in AI
Daniel Schiff, Bogdana Rakova, Aladdin Ayesh, Anat Fanti, and Michael Lennon
* Refereed Article

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