Business and Ethics / People of SU / Science / Technology and HealthResponsible AI starts with higher educationNo Author ProvidedMay 11, 2020Invalid ImageNo Image Credit ProvidedNo Caption ProvidedA guest op-ed co-authored by the dean of Seattle U's College of Science and Engineering and an alumni who works in AI at Microsoft say we need to ensure that those entering careers in technology have studied how technology can impact society.Written by Michael Quinn, PhD, dean of the College of Science and Engineering; and Scott Hoogerwerf, Principal Group Program Manager, Ethics & Society, Microsoft Cloud & AI, the opinion column in the May 8 online edition of the Puget Sound Business Journal makes the case that "addressing the range of challenges facing contemporary companies also requires an expansion of the talent profile of employees. Specifically, we need to ensure that those entering careers in technology have studied how technology can impact society. Higher educational institutions should take this responsibility seriously. For example, a new initiative in ethics and transformative technologies at Seattle University, supported by Microsoft, is stimulating the development of new undergraduate courses in ethics and technology." Read the column here.