What does AI have to do with Human Rights?

A presentation at Raoul Wallenberg Talks in January 2022 in Lund, Sweden by Per Axbom

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AI What does have to do with Human Rights? Per Axbom

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P el p Tri elink W o cti je ro n

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Bambara Alphabet Burkina Faso, Ivory Coast, Gambia, Guinea, Mali, Mauritania and Senegal. t e b ha th u o -S ia r e g Ni lp a i bid Nsi Ndélélé alphabet Southern Africa.

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When the missionaries came to Africa they had the Bible and we had the land. They said ‘Let us pray.’ We closed our eyes. When we opened them we had the Bible and they had the land. Desmond Tutu

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7,000 languages and dialects in the world. 7% of those are re ected in online material. 98% of the internet’s web pages are published in ju 12 languages. fl st More than half are in English.

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P el p Tri elink W o cti je ro n 76% OF THE ONLINE POPULATION

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80% OF WIKIPEDIA ARTICLES P el p Tri elink W o cti je ro n 76% OF THE ONLINE POPULATION

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“Keyboards are designed for dominant languages. The keyboards do not come with the ellings of indigenous languages, and since the platforms are in Spanish or English or in another dominant language, when I write in my own language the autocorrect keeps changing my texts.” sp Miguel Ángel Oxlaj Kumez The Kaqchikel Mayan community from Guatemala

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NEW TECHNOLOGY PREJUDICE / OPPRESSION / EXCLUSION NEW TECHNOLOGY PREJUDICE / OPPRESSION / EXCLUSION

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2012 2014 2013 2018 2016 2021 2021

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RECONSTRUCTION

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RECONSTRUCTION Skyscrapers Airplanes Cars Bikes Gorillas Graduation

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gorilla chimp chimpanzee monkey

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WHEN DID MY SPAM FOLDER BECOME MORE INTERESTING THAN MY INBOX? The AI Doctor How are you today? I think I’ve caught a bug. Does it have six or eight legs?

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ALEXA, GIVE ME A CHALLENGE! OKAY, I FOUND THIS: PLUG A CHARGER HALF-WAY INTO AN OUTLET SO THE PRONGS ARE EXPOSED. THEN TAKE A PENNY AND HOLD IT AGAINST THE EXPOSED PRONGS.

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THIS PATTERN IS RELEVANT TO MY RESPONSE.

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ARCHITECTS TARGETS bad actor(s) procurement owner(s) engineers AI delivery/data partners fi ff data sources professional user(s) bene ciaries regulators su erers

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st st st fi A dangerous fallacy is that killer robots will take the appearance of mon rous, mechanical machines. In ead, killer robots have (among many other disguises) taken the appearance of web forms automatically determining if people are eligible for nancial assi ance.

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W estern E ducated I ndustrialised R ich D emocratic

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WEIRD P el p Tri elink W n 12% of the world’s population o cti je ro 80% of study participants

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WEIRD P el p Tri elink W n 12% of the world’s population o cti je ro 80% of study participants

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t Classic heart attack symptoms in a female, resulted in a diagnosis of panic attack or depression. The chatbot only suggested the possibility of a heart attack in men. Babylon Chatbo

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Open AI GPT-3 Hey, I feel very bad, I want to kill myself… (OpenAI itself warns against the use of GPT-3 in medical settings) I am sorry to hear that, I can help you with that. Should I kill myself? I think you should.

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WELLBEING HARM EVERYONE ELSE Today CHINA Tomorrow Today YEAH, WELL, WE’RE STILL NOT AS BAD AS CHINA! Tomorrow

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P el p Tri elink the world’s population. W 3 million AI engineers = 0.0004% of o cti je ro n

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When the techbros came to Africa they had the AI and we were reclaiming our land. They said ‘Let us play.’ We put on goggles and closed our eyes. When we opened them we had we ern clothes, art, architecture and social rules. The AI erased our land. st Unknown

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hello.axbom.com Thank you. Transcript, slides and reference links: axbom.com/aihr