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
How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Cecilia Kang, a technology reporter based in Washington, discussed the...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 9, 2018
Should technologists prevent their tools from being used to wage war? This question was answered with a furious yes at Google recently, when more than 3,000 employees ...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | May 4, 2018