Can AI be deployed in ways that enhance equality, or will AI systems exacerbate structural inequalities and create new inequities?
Can emerging technologies be governed through existing international institutions, or is some new mechanism required for the international governance of AI, nanotech, biotech, and geoengineering?
Should and can we be more engaged with China to promote international governance of emerging technologies?
Are leading corporations serious about AI ethics, or are they merely engaged in ethics washing —creating a superficially reassuring but illusory sense that ethical issues are being adequately addressed, to justify pressing forward with systems that end up deepening current patterns?
Should more money be directed at the nearer-term societal challenges posed by the deployment of emerging technologies or long-term existential risks?