Welcome to the Artifical Intelligence Incident Database

The AI Incident Database is a collection of harms or near harms realized in the real world by the deployment of intelligent systems. You are invited to submit reports to the database, whereupon accepted incidents will be indexed and made discoverable to people developing and deploying the next generation of AI technology to the world. Artificial intelligence will only be a benefit to people and society if we collectively record and learn from its failings. Learn more about the database, or read about it on the PAI Blog, Vice News, Venture Beat, and arXiv among other outlets.

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N.Y.P.D. Robot Dog’s Run Is Cut Short After Fierce Backlash

N.Y.P.D. Robot Dog’s Run Is Cut Short After Fierce Backlash

May 4, 2021, 12:00 a.m.

The Police Department will return the device earlier than planned after critics seized on it as a dystopian example of overly aggressive policing. When the Police Department acquired a robotic dog la

Incident Report Submission Leaderboards

These are the persons and entities credited with creating and submitted incident reports. More details are available on the leaderboard page.

Wordcounts

These are the most common rooted and stemmed words across all incident reports. More details are available on its data summary page.

  • new: 1666
  • system: 1613
  • googl: 1607
  • car: 1474
  • peopl: 1473
  • compani: 1393
  • robot: 1274
  • algorithm: 1193
  • human: 1168
  • sai: 1143