Machine behaviour as a new discipline

  • Posted on: 26 August 2019
  • By: Juho Vaiste

An interview with Iyad Rahwan about a new discipline he calls "machine behaviour". The discipline is about diving into algorithms and their "behaviour", but without any assumptions on any specific level of intelligence, skipping the consciousness discussion etc. 

"Joanna Bryson from the University of Bath, she’s always outspoken against giving machines agency --

But for me, behavior doesn’t mean that it has agency [in the sense of free will]. --"