With great power comes great responsibility!

AI is amazing.

But to have a positive impact on the world, we need to work ethically.

Read these books to build better AI.

Algorithms of Oppression

by Safiya Noble

Algorithms are all about us.

Everyone remembers how Youtube would show us increasingly extremist videos to “keep us engaged”.

But how deep does this algorithmic injustice go?

Grab a copy of Algorithms of Oppression

Weapons of Math Destruction

by Cathy O'Neil

This book has been criticized as too US-centric.

Maybe that’s a good thing. It shows how a tech hub in the world is governed by algorithms.

It recounts how big data was used to undermine the US democracy.

Pick up some Weapons of Math Destruction

AI Ethics

by Mark Coeckelbergh

This book promises to give a more balanced perspective outside of the hype.

While this book doesn’t dive particularly deep or isn’t particularly critical, it may be a good entrance into analyzing some ethics in your AI.

Try out some AI Ethics.

A True Expert

It’s good to let an expert talk.

Here’s a Tiktok with some great recommendations with an accompanying thread of many more books:


Our impact matters, so here are 3 books for your basics:

  • Algorithms of Oppression
  • Weapons of Math Destruction
  • AI Ethics

Some lighter, some heavier, but nevertheless a good intro to AI ethics.