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Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes
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Facebook's Unglamorous Mistakes

Facebook's little mistakes have big consequences, too, but only for us

The Age of AI-ism
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The Age of AI-ism

Is artificial intelligence an existenstial risk to humanity?

Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data
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Why Better AI May Depend on Fake Data

Synthetic data can provide AI with a broader education than real-world data, but challenges exist

Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation
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Dems Will Probably Miss Chance to Shape Crypto Regulation

Both houses of Congress are back in session with a packed agenda, and way down on that priority list is regulating crypto

I Am Therefore I Think
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I Am Therefore I Think

Scientists say social interaction is 'the dark matter of AI'

The Dangers of Treating AI like a God
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The Dangers of Treating AI like a God

We should be more critical of those making decisions about how AI is used, says anthropologist Beth Singler

Robot Learning at Google and Generalization via Language
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Robot Learning at Google and Generalization via Language

Google Robotics research scientist Eric Jang talks about robotic manipulation and self-supervised robotic learning

Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?
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Individual AI, a New Technology that Will Change Our World?

Is the next version of AI a technological symbiosis of the human brain and the computer system?

Deep Learning Can't Be Trusted
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Deep Learning Can't Be Trusted

Brain modeling pioneer Stephen Grossberg explains why his ART model is better

Crypto Means Freedom to Garry Kasparov
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Crypto Means Freedom to Garry Kasparov

The chess grandmaster expects a basket of coins to replace the dollar within a decade.

Does AI Understand Our Language?
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Does AI Understand Our Language?

Can large language models teach us about the nature of language, understanding, intelligence, sociality, and personhood?

The Future of Robot Nannies
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The Future of Robot Nannies

A machine can't love our children, but our children might love them

2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models
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2021 Was the Year of Monster AI Models

GPT-3 kicked off a new trend in AI for bigger and bigger models, but how large will they get?

Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3
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Why It's Too Early to Get Excited About Web3

Idealism surrounding the Web3 vision is great, but we’ve been there before

What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?
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What Does It Mean for AI to Understand?

It's simple enough for AI to seem to comprehend data, but devising a true test of a machine's knowledge has proved difficult

Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI
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Caution Ahead: Navigating Risks to Freedoms Posed by AI

Applications of AI could pierce through boundaries that safeguard our rights and liberties

Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders
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Artificial Intelligence Across Company Borders

Enabling effective cross-company AI without data disclosure.

Who Killed the Robot Dog?
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Who Killed the Robot Dog?

The robotic companion was once a dream of techno-utopianism, but has instead become a terrifying weapon

The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security
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The Urgency of the Moment for Congress on AI and National Security

Congressional oversight of the intelligence community is critical to keeping pace with adversaries and gleaning accurate insights
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