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Ethics Professor Patrick Lin Joins Artificial Intelligence Task Force

Patrick Lin
Patrick Lin

In April of 2020, philosophy Professor Patrick Lin joined the Task Force on Artificial Intelligence and National Security at the Center for a New American Security (CNAS), a leading think tank in Washington, D.C.

Lin, Director of the Ethics + Emerging Sciences Group at Cal Poly, specializes in technology ethics. His published research includes the ethics of autonomous military robotics, nanotechnology, cybersecurity, and bioengineering. The AI Task Force examines how the U.S. should respond to the national security challenges AI poses and is a component of CNAS' multi-year Artificial Intelligence and Global Security Initiative. It is co-chaired by Robert O. Work, former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense, and Dr. Andrew W. Moore, Head of Google Cloud Artificial Intelligence. More information can be found on the CNAS AI Task Force webpage.

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