Artificiële intelligentie: zegen of vloek? | Amsterdam University Press Journals Online
Volume 47, Issue 3
  • ISSN: 2542-6583
  • E-ISSN: 2590-3268



In this article, three potential drawbacks of artificial intelligence are analyzed: (1) the use of artificial intelligence may have unforseen and undesirable consequences; (2) it may be unclear who is responsible for computerbased errors, while it is not always possible to avoid those errors; (3) artificial intelligence may incorporate hidden values which influence our world view and self-image. The analysis shows that many (but not all) of the negative consequences of artificial intelligence can be avoided. The author warns, however, against the messianic expectations of some computer-apostles, who provide us with a misleading and potentially dangerous picture of the alleged blessings of artificial intelligence.


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