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We should challenge the cult of Singularity. AI won't take over the world
The proposal aims to protect users on social media platforms from censorship if a site advertises itself as impartial. Critics say the bill is too restrictive.
Correct Spellign Optoinal, Creativity Mandatory
The author-illustrator behind ‘everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too’ is writing for TV and film, plus pursuing a Ph.D. at M.I.T.
What should you watch? What should you read? What's news? What's trending? Wherever you go online, companies have come up with very particular, imperfect ways of answering these…
Thanks to “data inference” technology, companies know more about you than you disclose.
Site co-founded by Fox News host Tucker Carlson has promoted misinformation and is known for pro-Trump content
Experts share perspectives on the ethics and legality of how social platforms moderate content
Until AI catches up, tens of thousands of human content moderators all around the world will continue to ingest thousands of posts of potentially toxic posts on social media,…
"It's dangerous, racializing, and has few legitimate uses; facial recognition needs regulation and control on par with nuclear waste."
Some algorithms assume crime in one location leads to others nearby. Others identify specific people most likely to be involved in violence. Both can lead to discrimination.
Scandals. Backstabbing. Resignations. Record profits. Time Bombs. In early 2018, Mark Zuckerberg set out to fix Facebook. Here's how that turned out.
Fox News in the Trump Era has been labeled “state TV.” Conservatives have complained about liberal media bias for decades. Separate media spheres have created separate realities –…
How can governments effectively harness the potential of digital identities? Will they be used in delivering better public services?
Contemporary transformations in radical forms
How the internet can contribute to individual and group radicalization.
“We’re beginning to accept that the true complexity of the world far outstrips the laws and models we devise to explain it.”
Defining predicate singling out, a new type of privacy attack intended to capture the concept of singling out appearing in the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
Outsiders have always had a weakness for paranoid fantasies. Now our leaders are conspiracists, too.
Ben Green's work as a data scientist in city governments informed his critical view of the "smart city" tech that could influence city life and society for decades to come.
Ben Green argues that cities are adopting “smart” technology without thinking through the political ramifications of the technology.
Academics and campaigners condemned large chunks of the indictment that they said went head-to-head with basic activities of journalism protected by the first amendment of the US…
Making smart speakers and technologies smarter, but what about privacy?