Aug. 31, 2022
Changing of the Planet Texas 2050 Chairs
Read outgoing Planet Texas 2050 chair Adam Rabinowitz’s reflections of his time at the helm of this research grand challenge, as well as incoming chair Paola Passalacqua’s forecast for Planet Texas 2050’s future.
Aug. 30, 2022
Good Systems Partners with UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems Hub to Support US-UK Research Innovation in Ethical Human-Machine Teaming
Good Systems is excited to announce a partnership with the UKRI Trustworthy Autonomous Systems (TAS) Hub in the UK. Good Systems and TAS Hub share a vision for a future where AI is ethical, trustworthy, and transforms society for the better.
Aug. 29, 2022
Report Finds Growth in Austin’s Green Economy
The study outlines recommendations for seizing economic opportunities in the green economy, expanding pathways to green jobs, and addressing inequality.
Aug. 29, 2022
Moving Research into Action: Co-Designing Solutions to Strengthen the Gulf Region
Planet Texas 2050 researchers are finding new ways to engage the public as they move their research into action
Aug. 9, 2022
New Texas partnership aims to define ethics in artificial intelligence
Systemic biases and racism can seep into the systems that power AI.
Aug. 7, 2022
$1 million investment allows for ethical AI research at UT
A recent $1 million investment to UT from a nonprofit has sparked a new partnership that ensures more developments can be made in ethical applications of artificial intelligence.
Aug. 1, 2022
Austin is repelling rain; other cities attracting it — UT study discovers
If you’ve ever seen rain on the radar moving toward a city suddenly split in two, as if something was blocking it from reaching the city, you may have joked about a forcefield being responsible. That joke may actually be the truth. A recent study done by researchers from the University of Texas found cities are capable of repelling rain.
July 29, 2022
ACM Launches Journal on Responsible Computing with Dr. Ken Fleischmann as Editor-in-Chief
Dr. Kenneth R. Fleischmann, Good Systems Founding Chair and Professor in the UT Austin School of Information, will serve as founding editor-in-chief for the newly launched Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) Journal on Responsible Computing. The journal will publish original research at the intersection of computing, ethics, information, law, policy, responsible innovation, and social responsibility from a wide range of interdisciplinary perspectives.
July 21, 2022
New Partnership Will Scale Up Investment in Ethical AI Research and Innovation
The University of Texas at Austin and the MITRE Corporation, a nonprofit dedicated to solving problems for a safer world, have formed a partnership that includes accelerating innovative ethical artificial intelligence (AI) research currently underway by interdisciplinary teams of researchers who are part of UT Austin’s Good Systems research grand challenge.
June 30, 2022
Highlights From the 2022 Good Systems Symposium
In April 2022, Good Systems hosted its annual symposium – entitled “Defining, Evaluating, and Building Ethical AI Systems” – over two days at UT Austin. Experts from the public and private sectors, including academia, industry, government, and nonprofits, met to share their latest insights on leveraging AI for social good.