"The first compendium of AI policy, providing essential information for policy makers, researchers, journalists, and the public. "


Marc Rotenberg, AI Policy Sourcebook (2020)

"The more that people believe in a positive future for technology, the greater the chance there is of having one."


-Garry Kasparov, Deep Thinking: Where Machine Intelligence Ends and Human Creativity Begins (2018)

"This book is about the power of algorithms in the age of neoliberalism and the ways those digital decisions reinforce oppressive social relationships and enact new modes of racial profiling . . ."


Safiya Umoja Noble, Algorithms of Oppression : How Search Engines Reinforce Racism (2018)

 "Simulmatics failed but not before its scientists built a very early version of a machine . . . that manipulates opinion, exploits attention, commodifies information, divides voters, fractures communities, alienates individuals, and undermines democracy."


Jill Lepore, If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future (2020)

"causal questions can never be answered from data alone.”


-Judea Pearl, The Book of Why (2018)


New York Times review

Data Ethics of Power takes a reflective and fresh look at the ethical implications of transforming everyday life and the world through the effortless, costless, and seamless accumulation of extra layers of data. 


Gry Hasselbalch, Data Ethics of Power (2021)

"AI is a technology of extraction: from the energy and minerals needed to build and sustain its infrastructure, to the exploited workers behind  'automated' services, to the data AI collects from us."


Kate Crawford, Atlas of AI: Power, Politics, and the Planetary Costs of Artificial Intelligence (2021)

". . . the question is whether every aspect of human thought is reduceable to a logical formalism . . . whether human thought is entirely computable."


-Joseph Weizenbaum,

Computer Power and Human Reason: From Judgment to Calculation (1976)


"The human principle stands against the machine principle. . . ."


- Paul Nemitz and Matthias Pfeffer, The Human Principle. Power, Freedom and Democracy in the Age of Artificial Intelligence (2020) (in German)




Frank Pasquale, New Laws of Robotics: Defending Human Expertise in the Age of AI (2020)

"Everywhere you look - in the judicial system, in healthcare, in policing, even online shopping - there are problems with privacy, bias, error, accountability, and transparency that aren't going to go away easily."


- Hannah Fry, Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms (2018)

How we choose to control AI is “possibly the most important question facing humanity”


- Stuart Russell, Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control (2019)

Kai Strittmatter, We Have Been Harmonized: Life in China's Surveillance State (2020)

"AI in medicine isn't just a futuristic premise. The power of AI is already being harnessed to help save lives."


- Eric Topol, Deep Medicine: How Artificial Intelligence Can Make Healthcare Human Again (2019)

"We humans tend to overestimate AI advances and underestimate the complexity of our own intelligence."


Melanie Mitchell, Artificial Intelligence: A Guide for Thinking Humans (2019)