Security Isn't Enough. Silicon Valley Needs 'Abusability' Testing
(...) tech companies need to work to predict the next form of sociological harm their products might inflict before it happens, not after the fact.
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That sort of prediction can be immensely complex, and Soltani suggests tech firms consult those who make it their job to foresee the unintended consequence of technology: academics, futurists, and even science fiction authors. "We can use art to think about the potential dystopias we want to avoid," Soltani says. "I think Black Mirror has done more to inform people on the potential pitfalls of AI than any White House policy paper."