Dr. Karina Vold is a philosopher of cognitive science, technology, and artificial intelligence & an assistant professor at the University of Toronto's IHPST.

upcoming talks

> 5 February, 2021 | BMO Lab in Creative Research in the Arts, Performance, Emerging Technologies, and A.I, University of Toronto

> 11 February, 2021 | AI & International Law, Asser Institute, Centre for European and International Law, The Hague

> 12 February, 2021 | Panel discussion, Ideas in Practice, University of Toronto

> 8 March, 2021 | Egenis Seminar Series, University of Exeter

> 8 March, 2021 | Panel discussion, Book Launch for 'A Citizen's Guide to Artificial Intelligence' by Zerilli, et al., Leverhulme Centre for the Future of Intelligence, University of Cambridge

> 21-22 May, 2021 | Workshop on Philosophy of AI, Swiss AI Lab & Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Università della Svizzera italiana

recent writing & research

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

> 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.

> Responsible Innovation in Online Therapy: A report on technical opportunities, ethical issues, and recommendations for design. 2019. With D. Peters, D. Robinson, and R. Calvo.

> The Potential Harms of Online Targeting. 2019. Submission of Evidence for the UK Government’s Centre for Data Ethics and Innovation. With J. Whittlestone and A. Alexandrova.

recent interviews

> CBC News | On app-driven jobs in the gig economy. 2019.
> Seeker | How close are we to controlling machines with our minds? 2019.
> Cambridge University | Ghost in the Machine Film. 2019.
> Philosophical Disquisitions Podcast | On AI and Cognitive Extension. 2019.
> Problem Solvers Podcast | On Augmented Humans. 2019.
> Channel NewsAsia | Becoming Human Documentary Series. 2019.
> BBC World News | On 'Why does history repeat itself?'. 2018.
> CBC News | On Google's set of ethical principles. 2018.
> CBC News | On our fears and fantasies of robots. 2018.

current courses at the University of Toronto

> Spring 2021 | HPS300: The Limits of Machine Intelligence