"Markets, as human institutions, are legitimized only by their promotion of human flourishing"

Shannon Vallor is the Baillie Gifford Chair in the Ethics of Data and Artificial Intelligence at the Edinburgh Futures Institute. She is also the Director of the Centre for Technomoral Futures in EFI. Her research explores how new technologies, especially AI, robotics, and data science, reshape human moral character, habits, and practices. Her work includes advising policymakers and industry on the ethical design and use of AI.

She is a member of the Oversight Board of the Ada Lovelace Institute and a former Visiting Researcher and AI Ethicist at Google. She is also the author of Technology and the Virtues: A Philosophical Guide to a Future Worth Wanting and The AI Mirror: Reclaiming Our Humanity in an Age of Machine Thinking.

'Knocks it out of the park with her sharp observations, apt metaphor, and surprisingly powerful call to action.'

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