7b. Responsibility on inventions

The data scientist is expected to make a professional judgement about the usage of their inventions and to gauge the benefit vs. the risk. In any case, inventions with potential to be harming, shall be protected and secured so that only beneficial usages are possible.


  • Juan Bernabé Moreno says:

    For example, if we are able to create a voice generation system capable of copy anyone’s voice in a way that no one knows if a particular person is speaking or rather a machine (and we are not far from that, see DeepMind’s wavenet project). It would be the perfect tool for impersonation and identity thief. The company Lyrebird is addressing it in a very careful way (see https://lyrebird.ai/ethics/)

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