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Scott Robbins

PhD Candidate in Ethics of Artificial Intelligence

Scott is currently completing his PhD in the ethics of artificial intelligence at the Technical University of Delft. He has a B.Sc. in Computer Science from California State University, Chico and an M.Sc. in Ethics of Technology from the University of Twente. He is a founding member of the Foundation for Responsible Robotics and a member of the 4TU Centre for Ethics and Technology. Scott is skeptical of AI as a grand solution to societal problems and argues that AI should be boring.

Latest Publications

Ethicist as Designer: a pragmatic approach to ethics in the lab

Citation van Wynsberghe, A., & Robbins, S. (2014). Ethicist as Designer: a pragmatic approach to ethics in the lab. Science and engineering ethics, 20(4), 947-961. Abstract Contemporary literature investigating the significant impact of technology on...

Upcoming Events

Ethicomp 2020

16-18 June 2020 | Rioja Spain

Scott will be presenting a paper at Ethicomp 2020 in Rioja, Spain. The conference takes place from the 17th – 19th of June.

His paper is entitled “Meaningful Human Control over Opaque Machines”


Past Events

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