Two weeks ago, MIT's David Autor gave the prestigious Richard T. Ely lecture at the annual meeting of American economists in Atlanta. Introduced by the former chair...NPR From ACM Opinion | January 15, 2019
Once it was fashionable to fret about the prospect of super-intelligent machines taking over the world. The past year showed that AI may cause all sorts of hazards...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | January 8, 2019
A despairing prediction for the digital future came from an unlikely source recently. Speaking of "deepfakes," or media manipulated through artificial intelligence...The Washington Post From ACM Opinion | January 7, 2019
Geoffrey Hinton, a professor of computer science at the University of Toronto, is considered by many to be the 'godfather of deep learning,' due to his pioneering...Gizmodo From ACM Opinion | January 4, 2019
Born in Beijing and educated at Harvard, Yasheng Huang, a professor at MIT's Sloan School of Management, is a keen observer of China's entrepreneurial efforts and...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | January 2, 2019
Self-driving cars are coming. Tech giants such as Uber and Alphabet have bet on it, as have old-school car manufacturers such as Ford and General Motors.
The Atlantic From ACM Opinion | December 28, 2018
The growing use of work robots and the deployment of artificial intelligence have been most disruptive in just those areas of the country that provided President...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | December 14, 2018
Social media has played a key role in the recent rise of violent right-wing extremism in the United States, including three recent incidents—one in which a man...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 26, 2018
Considering the difficult technical and sociological issues affecting the regulation of artificial intelligence research and applications.
Oren Etzioni From Communications of the ACM | December 1, 2018
During the summer before the 2016 presidential election, John Seymour and Philip Tully, two researchers with ZeroFOX, a security company in Baltimore, unveiled...The New York Times From ACM Opinion | November 20, 2018
Andrew Moore is the new head of Google's Cloud AI business, a unit that is striving to make machine-learning tools and techniques more accessible and useful for...Technology Review From ACM Opinion | November 12, 2018