Moral Machines

Sharpen your moral compass with Moral Machines. This experiment was created by MIT, the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Each user contributes to a dataset that will be used to program robots and autonomous vehicles. Moral Machine

Some artists

Artists often take a different view of technological developments. They integrate it into their working methods or present their vision of this evolution. Adam Harvey develops art focusing on computer vision, privacy and surveillance. With the Incognito project, Ewa Novak has created jewelry designed to fool facial recognition algorithms. Mimi Ọnụọha, for her part, dedicates […]

What to do

Everyone is influenced by cognitive bias, even those who are aware of its existence. Being aware of them, however, enables you to limit their influence So it’s vital to be aware of these bias factors and work to limit them. Here are a few best practices: Diversify design teams (attract and retain talent from under-represented […]


In 2017, Stanford University developed an artificial intelligence that would be able to detect someone’s sexual orientation. The algorithm had created physiognomist biases when training its data. On October 25, 2018, the painting Portrait d’Edmond de Belamy sold at auction for over $430 million. This was a world first; the work is entirely generated by […]

Cognitive bias

Cognitive biases are distortions in the way we process information in the course of our thinking.  The term bias refers to a systematic deviation of logical, rational thinking from reality. Our brains receive an enormous amount of information every day. To process this information quickly, it uses shortcuts. Cognitive biases are therefore errors of judgment […]