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Does AI Understand Our Language?
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Does AI Understand Our Language?

Can large language models teach us about the nature of language, understanding, intelligence, sociality, and personhood?

The Future of Robot Nannies
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The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3
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Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3

Idealism surrounding the Web3 vision is great, but we’ve been there before

What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?
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What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?

It's simple enough for AI to seem to comprehend data, but devising a true test of a machine's knowledge has proved difficult

Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI
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Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI

Applications of AI could pierce through boundaries that safeguard our rights and liberties

Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong
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Log4j Vulnerability: Why Your Hot Take on It Is Wrong

Log4j vulnerability is too complex to be boiled down to just single cause

Who Killed the Robot Dog?
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Who Killed the Robot Dog?

The robotic companion was once a dream of techno-utopianism, but has instead become a terrifying weapon

Courts Must Stop Social Media Cos. from Co-opting the First Amendment
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Courts Must Stop Social Media Cos. from Co-opting the First Amendment

Federal appeals courts should strike down Florida and Texas laws but reject social media companies' broader arguments

 It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington
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It's Too Late for Meta to Win over Washington

Lawmakers are not interested in the company's proposed concessions

The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security
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The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security

Congressional oversight of the intelligence community is critical to keeping pace with adversaries and gleaning accurate insights
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