A computer scientist argues that the quest for fully automated robots is misguided, perhaps even dangerous. His decades of warnings are gaining more attention.
...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 22, 2020
As the COVID-19 epidemic escalates, robots have the potential to be deployed for disinfection, delivering medications and food, measuring vital signs, and assisting...Science Robotics From ACM Opinion | March 26, 2020
The United States needs to wrest the high-tech initiative from China and re-establish American dominance in telecommunications, computation, artificial intelligence...PJ Media From ACM Opinion | February 18, 2020
Google AI chief Jeff Dean discusses Google's early work on the use of ML to create semiconductors for machine learning, the impact of Google's BERT on conversational...VentureBeat From ACM Opinion | December 16, 2019
Quantum computing is the first computing paradigm since Turing expected to change the fundamental scaling behavior of algorithms, making certain tasks feasible...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | October 31, 2019
Bill de Blasio, New York City mayor and a candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, says that as president he would issue a robot tax for corporations...Wired From ACM Opinion | September 6, 2019
In Invisible Women, Caroline Criado Perez examines elements of the modern world that appear to be designed with less consideration for women, including smartphones...Wired From ACM Opinion | July 3, 2019