The best Black Mirror episodes don’t just leave you wondering whether these futures could happen. They force you to consider what it would mean if they did.

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For John C. Havens, these aren’t just idle TV musings. He’s the executive director of the IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems, an organization that aims to develop standards around the design and development of artificial intelligence. 
In other words, he and his team are the ones trying to keep us from hurtling, unprepared and unaware, into a Black Mirror dystopia.

He also happens to be a big Black Mirror fan, which is why we called him up to ask him all the questions that kept us up at night after we finished Season 4. Read more Read more from…

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