Good AI for the Present of Humanity

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There is a link between critical theory and some genres of literature that may be of interest to the current debate on AI ethics. While critical theory generally points out certain deficiencies in the present to criticize it, futurology, and literary genres such as Cyber-punk, extrapolate our current condition into possible dystopian futures to criticize the status quo. Given the advance of the AI industry in recent years, an increasing number of ethical matters have been pointed and debated, and we have converged into a couple of principles, like Accountability, Explainability, and Privacy as the main ones. But certainly, this can't be all. While most of the current debates around AI Ethics revolve around making AI "good", we see little effort made to make AI good for everyone. This raises questions as, what published ethical guidelines fail to cover? Like critical theory and literature warns us, what kind of future are we creating? At the expenditure of who? Does AI governance occur inclusively and diversely? In this study, I would like to present two aspects omitted or barely mentioned in the current debate on AI ethics. The current humanitarian costs of our new industrial automatize revolution and the lack of diversity in this whole modernization process.
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