Professor Fung explores how innovations that increase citizen participation in decision-making, expand deliberation on public issues, and enhance transparency around government policy can improve democracy.
What are the consequences of a robot harming a human? Is the government engaging in ethical use of drones and AI systems for surveillance? Should there be guidelines for the sale, purchase, or treatment of robots? Will robots take away our jobs? To address some of these critical questions, Footnote is publishing a series of articles examining the benefits and concerns that surround robotics and artificial intelligence technologies and their emerging role in society.