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The Battle Over Women's Data
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The Battle Over Women's Data

In a post-Roe world, bodily autonomy must include control over personal data.

AI Is Now Essential National Infrastructure
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AI Is Now Essential National Infrastructure

Building government artificial intelligence capability is as important as roads and rail.

The Overlooked Upsides of Algorithms in the Workplace
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The Overlooked Upsides of Algorithms in the Workplace

Orly Lobel, a law professor at the University of San Diego, believes technology can make the world a better place — and she knows in 2022, that makes her a bit...

Effective Altruism Is Pushing a Dangerous Brand of AI Safety
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Effective Altruism Is Pushing a Dangerous Brand of AI Safety

This philosophy fuels the artificial intelligence research agenda, creating a harmful system in the name of saving humanity.

AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them
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AI Should Supercharge Workers, not Compete with Them

The economy could get a boost if machine-learning engineers switched from copying human abilities to augmenting them.

Meta's Message Encryption Was Built to Fail
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Meta's Message Encryption Was Built to Fail

Chat between a teen and her mom about an alleged abortion helped police build their case.

Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell
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Virtual Reality Stinks Because It Does Not Smell

For VR to feel truly immersive, it needs to start stinking it up.

Europe Is in Danger of Using the Wrong Definition of AI
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Europe Is in Danger of Using the Wrong Definition of AI

Some intelligent systems are at risk of being excluded from oversight in the EU's proposed legislation
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