We stopped posting on Instagram and we have added a new rule to our community guide lines (ref [in persian]):

“All habit forming products and/or software, or machines, or media, powered by Artificial Intelligence, must warn human (users) about potential harms of using their products while exposing mechanism of their algorithms, and allow people to control interference of Artificial Intelligence in their product, such as news feeds, promotions, recommendations, etc.”

If we were able to see mental health issues, same as physical issues, we would take action many years ago. We don’t drink a bottle of soda if it is expired. We will ask for ‘organic’ fruits. Then why we don’t have enough control over recommender algorithms on our social media?

There is always a sci-fi talk around threats of AI in human society and surely Deep Fake is the biggest these days. Videos are dependable documents to refer in some courts, and Artificial Neural Networks made it super simple to adjust a text with victim voice and picture. Turing would…

Mohammad R. Tayyebi

Information Technology Student

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