Kathleen Curlee is a Research Analyst at Georgetown University’s Center for Security and Emerging Technology (CSET), focusing on the national security applications of artificial intelligence. Prior to joining CSET, she worked as a Legal Analyst at Hughes Hubbard and Reed LLP. She also held internships at the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Weapons of Mass Destruction Terrorism, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Governor of Arkansas. She has degrees in International Relations and Political Science from the University of Pennsylvania.
The Inigo Montoya Problem for Trustworthy AIJune 2023
When the technology and policy communities use terms associated with trustworthy AI, could they be talking past one another? This paper examines the use of trustworthy AI keywords and the potential for an “Inigo Montoya problem” in trustworthy AI, inspired by "The Princess Bride" movie quote: “You keep using that word. I do not think it means what you think it means.”