A few years ago, Timothy Bickmore, a computer scientist at Northeastern University, developed an artificial-intelligence program to help low-income patients at...The New Yorker From ACM Opinion | May 22, 2018
Google's Duplex voice assistant drew applause last week at the company's annual I/O developer conference after CEO Sundar Pichai demonstrated the artificially intelligent...Scientific American From ACM Opinion | May 21, 2018
Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it...The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | May 16, 2018
As the lead statistician at the nonprofit Human Rights Data Analysis Group, Kristian Lum, 33, is trying to make sure the algorithms increasingly controlling our...Bloomberg Businesssweek From ACM Opinion | May 15, 2018
In the search for extraterrestrial intelligence (SETI), we've often looked for signs of intelligence, technology and communication that are similar to our own.
...The Conversation From ACM Opinion | May 14, 2018
Technology was identified as the true official religion of the modern state more than seventy years ago by the late Christian anarchist philosopher Jacques Ellul...Salon From ACM Opinion | May 14, 2018
For the last few years, police forces around China have invested heavily to build the world's largest video surveillance and facial recognition system, incorporating...Wired From ACM Opinion | May 11, 2018