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Episode #29

We Need AI Regulations

Can regulations curb the ethically disastrous tendencies of AI?

David Evan Harris is Chancellor’s Public Scholar at UC Berkeley and faculty member at the Haas School of Business, where he teaches courses including AI Ethics for Leaders; Social Movements & Social Media; Civic Technology; and Scenario Planning & Futures Thinking. He is also a Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation; a Senior Research Fellow at the International Computer Science Institute; Visiting Fellow at the Integrity Institute; a Senior Advisor for AI Ethics at the Psychology of Technology Institute.

He previously worked as a Research Manager at Meta (formerly Facebook) on the Responsible AI, Civic Integrity and Social Impact teams. Before that, he worked as a Research Director at the Institute for the Future.

He was named to Business Insider’s AI 100 list for his work on AI governance, fairness and misinformation. He has published a book and numerous articles in outlets including The Guardian, BBC, Tech Policy Press and Adbusters. He has been interviewed and quoted by CNN, BBC, AP, Bloomberg, The Atlantic, and given dozens of talks around the world.