Critical design and practical ethics for AI (3 credits)

Credit-bearing course

Societal Aspects of AI

Applications of AI

The course deals with different perspectives on AI and its real and potential effect on organizations and society. The course is based on five different perspectives on AI: accountability, surveillance capitalism, power and bias, sustainability, and trust.

The course material consists of recent and relevant literature on the impact of, and critical perspectives on AI. Active discussions founded in different ethical perspectives are also an important part of the course.

Who is this course for?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is being increasingly implemented and used in society today. It has already proven to have an impact on the individual, organization and society, and this impact will most likely only increase. Therefore, it is important to understand the ethical issues that may arise from use of AI, as well as to adopt a critical stance to the technology’s impact.

The course introduces critical and ethical issues surrounding data and society, to train the student to problematize and reason about artificial intelligence (AI).

You are most likely a designer, innovator, or product manager that works with digital services and products.