Meet Nir Eisikovits, Ph.D.

Meet Nir Eisikovits, Ph.D.
Science for the Public: Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations

Nir Eisikovits, Ph.D., Professor of Philosophy; Director, Applied Ethics Center, University of Massachusetts-Boston

Dr. Eisikovits appeared May 10, 2023 on SftP's Contemporary Science Issues & Innovations program to discuss Why AI Can Seem Sentient.

There are increasing concerns about Artificial Intelligence, specifically the issues developing around Chatbots. Dr. Eisikovits explained how these types of AI can seem human, and the why such qualities can be a danger.

Dr. Eisikovits also talked about the work of the Applied Ethics Center, work that is extremely important in this era.