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Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down
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Artificial Intelligence Needs to Slow Down

Timnit Gebru believes the incentives around AI research are all wrong

'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact
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'Yeah, We're Spooked', Says Expert about AI's Potential Impact

Professor Stuart Russell says field of AI needs to grow up quickly to ensure humans remain in control

AI and the Intelligence Community: The Tangled Web of Budget and Acquisition
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AI and the Intelligence Community: The Tangled Web of Budget and Acquisition

The intelligence community still faces basic hurdles as it moves to transition and integrate AI at speed and scale

Why We Forgive Humans More Readily Than Machines
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Why We Forgive Humans More Readily Than Machines

When things go wrong, flexible moral intuitions cause us to judge computers more severely

Meta's Andrew Bosworth on Moving Facebook to the Metaverse
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Meta's Andrew Bosworth on Moving Facebook to the Metaverse

'The magnitude of technological shifts that we are trying to manifest here hasn't been attempted in a long time'

RL Benchmarking, Climate Impacts of AI, and AI for Law
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RL Benchmarking, Climate Impacts of AI, and AI for Law

Stanford JD-PhD candidate Peter Henderson talks about creating robust decision-making systems and ML methods that benefit society

The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger
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The Metaverse Is Simply Big Tech, but Bigger

It's a rebrand of Silicon Valley's increasing power and reach, and it's made for companies, not people

Strong AI Requires Autonomous Building of Composable Models
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Strong AI Requires Autonomous Building of Composable Models

Models built by AI must encode the fundamental patterns of experience

Jeannette Wing: How Computing Has Transformed
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Jeannette Wing: How Computing Has Transformed

Data science expert talks about how trustworthy AI and causal reasoning can help society solve real-world problems

Avoiding AI's Bad Reputation
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Avoiding AI's Bad Reputation

AI-based advertising models 'give tech a bad name,' says Autodesk CEO Andrew Anagnost

How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are
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How AI Is Reinventing What Computers Are

Three key ways artificial intelligence is changing what it means to compute

Programming Hate into AI Will Be Controversial, but Possibly Necessary
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Programming Hate into AI Will Be Controversial, but Possibly Necessary

For a created consciousness to make value judgments, both liking and disliking functions must be part of the system.

Moving Towards Reproducible Machine Learning
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Moving Towards Reproducible Machine Learning

Reporting machine learning-based research can help to improve transparency and reproducibility

In Favor of More Science Communication by AI Researchers
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In Favor of More Science Communication by AI Researchers

Those developing AI should do more to fix the misunderstanding, hype, and misinformation that surrounds it

The Uselessness of Useful Knowledge
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The Uselessness of Useful Knowledge

Today's powerful but little-understood AI breakthroughs echo past examples of unexpected scientific progress

'Small Data' Is Also Crucial for Machine Learning
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'Small Data' Is Also Crucial for Machine Learning

The most promising AI approach you've never heard of doesn't need to go big

Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem
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Facebook Uses Deceptive Math to Hide Its Hate Speech Problem

The company claims its AI is amazing at removing harmful content, but internal documents suggest the algorithm is ineffective

Pentagon Wants AI to Predict Events Before They Occur
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Pentagon Wants AI to Predict Events Before They Occur

AI-enabled platforms are expected to offer strategic warning of adversarial actions prior to any irreversible moves having been made

Meta Learning and Model-Based Reinforcement Learning
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Meta Learning and Model-Based Reinforcement Learning

Stanford professor Chelsea Finn talks about robotics and meta learning research

Why Robots Should Fear Death as Much as We Do
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Why Robots Should Fear Death as Much as We Do

To gain full artificial general intelligence, perhaps machines need to fear their own mortality
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