Tech News Summary:
- Harvard’s Spring 2024 semester is focusing on discussions about ethics in the age of AI, with a specific emphasis on the digital rejuvenation process used in the movie “Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny.”
- Michael J. Sandel, a Harvard professor, led the dialogue, raising questions about the ethical implications of AI technology, including job displacement, human biases, privacy issues, and how technology may redefine what it means to be human.
- The event sparked meaningful discussions among students and faculty members, leading to a deeper understanding of the ethical considerations surrounding AI and its impact on society’s values. The conversations are considered crucial for shaping perspectives on artificial intelligence ethics.
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