AI Alignment

Artificial intelligence needs a foundation of human values, including human dignity and moral agency. Kristian Kersting publishes his monthly column "Aus dem Maschinenraum der KI" in the "Welt am Sonntag".

Can machines think? This question was raised by British mathematician Alan Turing (1912-1954) at the beginning of his essay "Computing Machinery and Intelligence," published in 1950. The article appeared seven years after he had cracked the German Wehrmacht's Enigma, which probably shortened the Second World War by months and already merits Turing a place in the history books.

The link to the full article you can find here.


Kristian Kersting (2021): AI Alignment. Welt am Sonntag, November 21, 2021, page 24.