Dr. Karina Vold is a philosopher of cognitive science and artificial intelligence & an assistant professor at the University of Toronto's Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology.

upcoming talks

> 4 March, 2022 | Speaker Series, Department of Philosophy, Western University
> 25 March, 2022 | Speaker Series, Human Rights, Data, and Algorithms Kitchen Tables, Schwartz-Reisman Institute

recent writing & research

> Can Consciousness Extend? Forthcoming, 2021. In Philosophical Topics.

> Believing in Black Boxes: Must Machine Learning in Healthcare be Explainable to be Evidence-Based?, under review. With L. McCoy, C. Brenna, S. Chen, and S. Das.

> How Does AI Pose an Existential Threat? Forthcoming, 2021. Oxford Handbook on Digital Ethics, Oxford University Press, C. Veliz (Ed). With D. Harris.

> AI Extenders and the Ethics of Mental Health. Forthcoming, 2021. In Ethics of Artificial Intelligence in Brain and Mental Health, Springer’s Advances in Neuroethics Book Series. With J. Hernández-Orallo.

> Supporting Human Autonomy in AI Systems: A framework for ethical enquiry. 2020. In Ethics of Digital Well-being. Philosophical Studies Series. With R. Calvo, D. Peters, and R. Ryan.

> Responsible AI - Two frameworks for ethical design practice. 2020. IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society, 1(1): 34-47. With D. Peters, D. Robinson, and R. Calvo.

> Extended Mathematical Cognition: External representations with non-derived content. 2020. Synthese, 197(9), 3757-3777. With D. Schlimm.

> Reconciling the Opposing Effects of Neurobiological Evidence on Criminal Sentencing Judgments. 2019. PLoS ONE, 14(1): e0210584N. With C. Allen, G. Felson, J.S. Blumenthal-Barby, and E. Aharoni.

> The Limits of Machine Intelligence. 2019. EMBO Reports: Science and Society, e49177. With H. Shevlin, M. Crosby, and M. Halina.

> Motivations and Risks of Machine Ethics. 2019. Proceedings of the IEEE, 107(3): 562-574. With S. Cave, R. Nyrup, and A. Weller.

> AI Extenders: The Ethical and Societal Implications of Humans Cognitively Extended by AI. 2019. Proceedings of the 2019 AAAI/ACM Conference on AI, Ethics, and Society (AIES): 507–513. With J. Hernández-Orallo.

> Privacy, Autonomy, and Personalised Targeting: rethinking how personal data is used. 2019. Volume on Data, Privacy, and the Individual in the Digital Age. With J. Whittlestone.

> More articles on Google Scholar

special issues
> CFP for Upcoming Special Issue on After Covid-19: Crises, Ethics, and Socio-Technical Change, IEEE Transactions on Technology and Society

> Special Issue on Responsible Digital Health, Frontiers in Digital Health


> Winter 2021 | HPS300H: The Limits of Machine Intelligence
> Fall 2021 | HPS100H: Introduction to the History and Philosophy of Science
> Winter 2022 | HPS4011H: Seminar on Cognitive Technologies
> Winter 2022 | COG345H1: Cognitive Science and Society

> karina.vold@utoronto.ca
> @karinavold
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