What percentage of U.S. corporate press releases about AI will reference AI ethics in 2022?

Started May 12, 2021 11:00AM UTC
Closed Nov 15, 2021 11:59PM UTC

Related question. A version of this question was previously issued for 2021. You can view those forecasts here. The median crowd forecast for 2021 is 5%.

Data and resolution details. This question is based on data from the Nexis Metabase (2021), a corpus of global news articles on a variety of topics. The question is limited to press releases by companies that Nexis categorizes as corporate and located in the United States. A press release is on the topic of AI if it mentions the term "artificial intelligence" or "machine learning"; and it's on the topic of AI ethics if it also mentions either "ethics," "bias," fairness," or any variant of those terms. 

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Possible Answer Final Crowd Forecast
Less than 2% 7%
Between 2% and 4%, inclusive 23%
More than 4% but less than or equal to 6% 33%
More than 6% but less than or equal to 8% 21%
More than 8% 16%
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