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Why artificial intelligence is a human right

Why artificial intelligence is a human right

And how these rights drive breakthroughs in innovation through co-design.

Author Marie Johnson

Published 27 June 2018 on CIO Australia

2018 is a monumental year regarding human rights; it’s the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, a remarkable document to be read in conjunction with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities. This year also marks the Convention’s 10th anniversary.

As the artificial intelligence (AI) era inexorably unfolds across every dimension of our life, the principles enshrined in these two human rights documents can steer this great innovation in a direction that will benefit all humanity.